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23 November

955 – England – Eadred died, aged about 32. Eadwig became king. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=edred http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=edwy

1248 – Spain – Siege of Seville ended (Reconquista). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seville


1499 – England – Pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck hanged in London. https://youtu.be/KlqxhHhHrkY http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/perkinwarbeck.htm

1700 – Rome – Giovanni Francesco Albani became Pope Clement XI. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Clement_XI

1733 – Danish West Indies – St. John Slave Insurrection began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1733_slave_insurrection_on_St._John

1808 – Spain – Battle of Tudela (Peninsular War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tudela

1863 – USA – Battle of Orchard Knob (Chattanooga Campaign, American Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chattanooga_Campaign#Orchard_Knob http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/chattanooga.html


1867 – UK – Manchester Martyrs hanged. https://youtu.be/zNvRfuxrpyo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester_Martyrs

1873 – USA – Earthquake measuring 7.3Mw, epicentre in California – Oregon coast.

1890 – Netherlands – William III died, Wilhemina became queen. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_III_of_the_Netherlands http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelmina_of_the_Netherlands

1904 – USA – III Summer Olympic Games Closing Ceremony in St. Louis. http://www.olympic.org/st-louis-1904-summer-olympics

1910 – Sweden – Johan Alfred Ander last person to be executed. http://murderpedia.org/male.A/a/ander-johan-alfred.htm

1928 – USA – Spokane Airways plane crashed near Spokane, WA, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19281123-0

1937 – Bulgaria – LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze plane crashed at Pirin Mountains, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19371123-0


1939 – Faroe Islands – HMS Rawalpini sunk (WWII). https://youtu.be/aI9rVxK90EU https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Rawalpindi

1942 – USSR – Operation Uranus ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Uranus

1942 – Italy – Ala Littoria plane crashed in Mediterranean Sea, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19421123-1

1943 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Berlin (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1943 – New Caledonia – USAAF plane missing at Nakety Bay, 25 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19431123-0

1944 – UK – USAAF plane missing off southern coast, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441123-3

1945 – Indonesia – RAF plane crashed near Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport, 26 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451123-1

1946 – French Indonesia – Haiphong Incident. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiphong_incident

1948 – France – Air France plane crashed at Toulouse, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19481123-0

1950 – Peru – Faucett plane crashed at Cuzco, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19501123-0

1961 – Brazil – Aerolineas Argentinas Flight 322 crashed in Campinas, 52 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19611123-0

1962 – USA – United Airlines Flight 297 crashed near Ellicott City, Maryland, 17 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19621123-1


1963 – UK – First episode of “Dr. Who” series. https://youtu.be/t5igAaTxflw?list=PL9B7FDCB97B6414C7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/episodeguide/pilotepisode/detail.shtml

1964 – Italy – TWA Flight 800 crashed at Roma-Fiumicino Airport, Rome, 50 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19641123-0

1974 – Ethiopia – Black Saturday, 60 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_the_Sixty


1980 – Italy – Earthquake measuring 6.8Mw, epicentre in Irpinia, 2,735 killed. http://youtu.be/cxtrTyqUZdQ WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_Irpinia_earthquake


1985 – Malta – Egypt Air Flight 648 hijacked, 58 killed. https://youtu.be/Ap73NXpXdG0 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EgyptAir_Flight_648 http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19851124-0


1996 – Kenya – Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 hijacked, ditched off Morori, Comoros, 125 killed. https://youtu.be/QTsd0THADqc WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19961123-0

2006 – Iraq – Sadr City bombing. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/23_November_2006_Sadr_City_bombings


2007 – Bransfield Strait – MV Explorer sank. https://youtu.be/a1cDBsLZNAg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Explorer_(1969)

2009 – Philippines – Maguindanao Massacre. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maguindanao_massacre

2010 – Republic of Korea – Bombardment of Yenangyaung. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Yeonpyeong

York

1912 – New Earswick Primary School opened.