On this day: November 23

Published On: Nov 22 2012 12:55:36 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 23 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and Africa gets its first elected female head of state, all on this day.

OTD November 23 - 1980 Italy earthquake
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NOAA/NGDC, National Academy Press

1980: A series of earthquakes in southern Italy kills more than 3,000 people, injures more than 10,000 and leaves 300,000 homeless.

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