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 - Wayne Gretzky
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1988: Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scores his 600th career goal in the National Hockey League. The goal, coming in his 718th game and at the age of 27 years and 302 days, made Gretzky the youngest and fastest to reach that milestone.

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