TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

Nov. 23, 1936

Life, the pho­to­jour­nal­ism mag­a­zine cre­ated by Henry R. Luce, was first pub­lished.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1889

The first juke­box made its de­but in San Fran­cisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-op­er­ated de­vice con­sisted of four lis­ten­ing tubes at­tached to an Edi­son phono­graph.)

1914

The seven-month U.S. mil­i­tary oc­cu­pa­tion of Ver­acruz, Mex­ico, ended.

1945

Most U.S. wartime ra­tioning of foods, in­clud­ing meat and but­ter, was set to ex­pire by day’s end.

1971

The Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of China was seated in the U.N. Se­cu­rity Coun­cil.

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