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 - Franklin Pierce
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1804: Franklin Pierce, who would go on to become the 14th president of the United States from 1853 to 1857, is born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire.

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