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 - Doctor Who
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1963: The BBC broadcasts the first ever episode of "Doctor Who," which would go on to become the world's longest running science-fiction drama. The original series would last 26 seasons before ending in 1989, with a new version relaunched in 2005.

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