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Born This Day: Nov. 23

1749 Edward Rutledge, legislator, and signer of the Declaration of Independence (Charleston, SC; died 1800)
1804 Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the United States (Hillsboro, NH; died 1869)
1859 William "Billy the Kid" Bonney, Western outlaw (New York, NY; died 1881)
1876 Manuel de Falla, composer (Cádiz, Spain; died 1946)
1881 Enver Pasha, soldier and Turkish nationalist leader (Istanbul, Turkey; died 1922)
1887 Boris Karloff, actor (London, England; died 1969)
1915 Ellen Drew, actress (Kansas City, MO; died 2003)
1933 Krzysztof Penderecki, composer (Debica, Poland)
1945 Susan Anspach, actress (New York, NY)
1954 Bruce Hornsby, singer/musician (Williamsburg, VA)


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