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 - Sadr City bombings
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2006: A series of bombings kills at least 215 people and injures 257 others in Sadr City, making it the second deadliest sectarian attack since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003.

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