Wednesday, November 23, 2022

History for November 23

History for November 23 -
Franklin Pierce 1804 - 14th President of the United States
  • 1835 - Henry Burden patented the horseshoe manufacturing machine.
  • 1889 - The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon.
  • 1943 - During World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin from the Japanese during the Central Pacific offensive in the Gilbert Islands.
  • 1945 - The U.S. wartime rationing of most foods ended.
  • 1985 - Larry Wu-tai Chin, a retired CIA analyst, was arrested and accused of spying for China. He committed suicide a year after his conviction.

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