Today in history - Nov. 23
Today is Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2006. There are 38 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
Nov. 23, 1945, was the last day of most U.S. wartime rationing of foods, including meat and butter.
On this date:
In 1765, Frederick County, Md., repudiated the British Stamp Act.
In 1804, the 14th president of the United States, Franklin Pierce, was born in Hillsboro, N.H.
In 1903, singer Enrico Caruso made his American debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, appearing in "Rigoletto."
In 1936, Life, the photojournalism magazine created by Henry R. Luce, was first published.