Wednesday, November 23, 2011

This Day in History

1889 The first jukebox was installed at the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco.
1936 First issue of Life magazine hit the newsstands. The cover photograph, by Margaret Bourke-White, featured the Fort Peck Dam.
1945 U.S. wartime food rationing, of meat, butter, and other foods, ended.
1971 People's Republic of China was seated at the UN Security Council.
2003 Eduard Shevardnadze resigned as president of Georgia.