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.

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1954: The Dow Jones industrial average finally surpasses its pre-crash high -- 25 years after Black Tuesday -- when it closes at 382.74.

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