On this day November 19-25, 2023 (week 47) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.
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On this day November 19-25, 2023 (week 47)

November 19, 2023 - November 25, 2023 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week. This week features U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the first successful flight in a hot air balloon, the cult British show Doctor Who, the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and his state funeral, and the shooting of his assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.

November 19, 1863: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address, calling for “government of the people, by the people and for the people”

November 20, 1873: The rival cities of Buda and Pest were united as the new metropolis of Budapest, and joint capital, with Vienna, of the recently-formed Austro-Hungarian Empire

November 21, 1783: Two Frenchmen made the first successful flight in a hot air balloon, travelling above Paris for 25 minutes. It was the first ever untethered manned flight

November 22, 1963: U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. He and his wife Jackie are pictured arriving at the city’s Love Field airport that morning

November 23, 1963: The first episode of cult British show Doctor Who was broadcast. It is the world’s longest-running science fiction TV show, and is shown in more than 50 countries

November 24, 1963: Nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot dead President Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, in the underground garage of Dallas Police headquarters

November 25, 1963: A state funeral for assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy took place, after which he was buried with full military honours at Arlington National Cemetery

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PUBLISHED: 06/11/2023; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Getty Images, Newscom
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