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NOVEMBER 23

Performing Artists
1887 Boris Karloff (English Actor) Boris Karloff Actors Film
1888 Harpo Marx (New York City-born Comedian; Member of the Marx Brothers) Harpo Marx Actors Film
1926 R. L. Burnside (Mississippi-born African-American Jazz Musician) Mississippi Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1930 Robert Easton (Wisconsin-born Actor) Wisconsin Performing Artists Actors Film Wisconsin Historical Society
1939 Betty Everett (Mississippi-born African-American Vocalist) Mississippi Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1954 Bruce Hornsby (Virginia-born Popular Musician) Virginia Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1959 Maxwell Caufield (Scottish Actor) Scottish Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1948 Hack Wilson (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Frame
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1858 Oregon's First Theatre Opens, Presenting the Comedy "Honeymoon" and the Farce "Betsy Baker" Oregon Stage and Theater Historic Firsts SalemOregon.com
1889 The First Jukebox Is Installed at the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco San Francisco Music Historic Firsts SFweekly
University of Wisconsin Plays Its First Football Game, Losing 27-0 to the Calumet Club of Milwaukee Wisconsin Sports Figures Football Historic Firsts University of Wisconsin Football Wisconsin Historical Society
1936 First Issue of Life Magazine Hits the Newsstands Journalism Life Historic Firsts The New York Times
1937 John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men Opens in New York for 207 Performances John Steinbeck Plays Internet Broadway Database American Collection
1984 Boston College Defeats National Champion Miami 47-45 on Doug Flutie's "Hail Mary" Pass 1984 Heisman Trophy Winner USA Today Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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