Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on November 23 throughout history. The 327th day of the Gregorian calendar is November 23rd. After the Arab Spring protests, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed documents handing power to Yemen’s Vice President; the first smartphone, the IBM Simon, was unveiled at COMDEX in Las Vegas; and the Manchester Martyrs were hanged in Manchester, England, after killing a police officer while releasing two Irish nationalists.
Sagittarius rules the 23rd of November. Miley Cyrus, Boris Karloff, and Robin Roberts all have November 23rd birthdays. Today is National Espresso Day and Black Friday.
(November 23, 1863)
(November 23, 1963) The first episode of the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who aired, and the show became a cultural touchstone in the United Kingdom.
(November 23, 1990)