November 23, 2014
Today is 327th day of the year
39 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1859 - "Billy The Kid, Born William Bonny; legendary US outlaw"
  • 1887 - "Boris Karloff, English actor remembered for his 'Horror' film roles"
  • 1926 - "Christopher Logue, Author and poet"
  • 1927 - "John Cole, BBC's former political editor"
  • 1934 - "Lew Hoad, Australian 50's tennis player"
  • 1946 - "Diana Quick, Actress; 'Brideshead Revisited'"
  • 1956 - "Shane Gould, Australian swimmer"
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events today

  • 1852 - "In St Helier Jersey, Britains first pillar boxes were brought into public use"
  • 1910 - "Dr Crippen, the notorious murderer, was executed in Holloway prison for poisoning his wife"
  • 1915 - "The famous First World War song, 'Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag', was first published"
  • 1957 - "'Mary's Boy Child', sung by Harry Belafonte, reached number one in the record charts"
  • 1963 - "'Dr Who' was broadcast for the first time, with William Hartnell as the Doctor"
  • 1979 - "In Dublin, Thomas McMahon was found guilty of the murder of Lord Mountbatten, and given a life sentence"
  • 1985 - "The BBC's first television announcer, Leslie Mitchell, died"
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