On a day like today, November 23, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko Former Russian KGB Spy Died in a hospital in London Three weeks after being poisoned with radioactive polonium 210, Litvinenko fled Russia, settled in London, became a British citizen, and fiercely criticized the Russian president, receiving a salary from Britain’s MI6 secret service. Vladimir Putin.
After his death and after years of investigation in the UK, the European Court of Human Rights held Russia and the Kremlin responsible for the murder of the former spy and blamed Andrei Lugovoi, the former bodyguard of the KGB (Soviet intelligence agency). Union) and Russian businessman Dmitry Kovtun, also a former KGB agent, are the authors of the murder after he put poison in his tea.
Also on November 23, but from 1991, Freddy Mercury He reported that he had AIDS and died the next day from bronchopneumonia caused by complications from HIV. Mercury was an English singer-songwriter, vocalist and pianist for the legendary rock band ‘Queen’. He was named the best male singer of all time in a poll conducted by Blender and MTV2 in 2005. In 2008, the American magazine Rolling Stone placed him 18th on their list of the hundred greatest singers of all time.
Do you want to know more? Explore the ephemeris of November 23 and see what happens on a day like today, who was born and who died. Also, don’t miss the celebrations, today’s horoscopes and saints.
What happened on November 23?
1909: Inauguration of the Communications Palace in Madrid.
1924: Edwin Hubble publishes his discovery of the Andromeda galaxy, proving that the Milky Way is not the only galaxy in the universe.
1963: BBC Television premiered the first episode of “Doctor Who”, the longest running science fiction television series in history.
1975: Spanish dictator Francisco Franco is buried in the Valley of the Fallen.
2003: Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze resigned, cornered by a peaceful popular uprising. 2005: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, first African elected president.
2007: A Norwegian ship rescued 154 passengers on a cruise ship that collided with an iceberg in the Southern Ocean. 2009: The first particle collisions were recorded at the CERN accelerator.
Who was born on November 23?
1876: Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer.
1883: José Clemente Orozco is a Mexican painter and muralist.
1887: Boris Karloff, British actor.
1888: Harpo Marx is an American actor.
1941: Franco Nero is an Italian actor.
1992: Miley Cyrus is an American actress and singer.
Who died on November 23?
one thousand nine hundred and ninety-five: Louis Malle is a French filmmaker.
2007: Francesc Candel is a Spanish writer and journalist.
2011: Montserrat Figueras, Spanish soprano.
2012: José Luis Borau is a filmmaker and Fine Arts scholar.
2016: Rita Barberá is a Spanish politician.
2019: Asunción Balaguer is a Spanish actress.
What is celebrated on November 23?
Today, November 23, is the European Day of the Homeless.
horoscope for november 23
Those born on November 23 belong to the sign of Sagittarius.
23 November Santoral
Today, November 23, Saints Clemente, Sisinio and Lucrecia are celebrated