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Daily Calendar for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Born

  • Franklin Pierce (14th U.S. president) –
  • Jose Clemente Orozco (painter) –
  • Boris Karloff (actor) –
  • Harpo Marx (comedian & actor) –
  • Bruce Hornsby (musician) –
  • Dominique Dunne (actress) –
  • Robin Roberts (broadcast journalist) –
  • Jonathan Papelbon (baseball player) –
  • Miley Cyrus (actress & singer) –
  • Jordan Fry (actor) –

Died

  • Walter Reed (American pathologist) –
  • Roald Dahl (author) –
  • Roy Acuff (country music singer) –
  • Larry Hagman (actor) –

Events

  • Horseshoe manufacturing machine patented–
  • The water level in Lake Merced in California dropped 30 feet–
  • The Intercollegiate Football Association formed–
  • The first jukebox was installed in the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco–
  • The first issue of LIFE debuted–
  • U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARs) authorized–
  • Food rationing ended–
  • Newsman Dan Rather announced he would step down in March as the anchor of the CBS Evening News after nearly a quarter-century in the job–

Weather

  • Berlin, New Hampshire, received 55 inches of snow–
  • -38 degrees Fahrenheit, Chinook, Montana–
  • Yarmouth, Massachusetts, received 14 inches of snow–
  • Strasburg, Connecticut, received 6.5 inches of snow–

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