On November 23:
, a pamphlet decrying Areopagitica censorship, and written by John Milton was published.
clipper was launched – one of the last clippers ever to be built, and the only one still surviving. Cutty Sark
Boris Karloff, British actor, was born.
Harpo Marx, American comedian, was born.
1889 The first
jukebox went into operation at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco.
1936 The first edition of
was published. Life
A civic funeral was held for the 41 victims of Ballantynes fire.
Sandra Stevens, British singer, member of pop group Brotherhood of Man, was born.
Cocos Islands were transferred from the control of the United Kingdom to Australia.
1963 The BBC broadcast the first ever episode of
, starring Doctor Who William Hartnell.
The eleven faces of the Doctor
is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.
1990 The first all woman expedition to the south pole (3 Americans, 1 Japanese and 12 Russians), set off from
on the 1st leg of a 70 day, 1287 kilometre ski trek.
, American actress and singer/songwriter, was born.
Sourced from NZ History Online and Wikipedia.