What Happened on November 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Doctor Who" the long-running British sci-fi series, debuts
  • "Tambourines to Glory" closes at Little Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • Horatio Alger Society founded

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JFK's body lay in repose in East Room of White House

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

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LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning (for JFK)

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Sveum, baseball player
  • Joe Ahearne, British television director
  • Mamoru Takuma, Japanese mass murderer and rapist (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings

  • "12 Angry Men" director Sidney Lumet (39) weds Lena Horne's daughter Gail Jones