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On 22 November 1963, schoolteachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright were kidnapped in the TARDIS by the First Doctor from 76 Totter's Lane. The last they were heard from at Coal Hill School, they were going to visit a student, Susan Foreman, at that address. (TV: "An Unearthly Child", PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy) Barbara's mother Joan remembered this as happening on 23 November. (PROSE: A Long Night)

At that moment in Dallas, Texas—12:30 PM—American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, at the hands of James Stevens, a journalist who'd come from April 1996.

Stevens travelled by means of a Time Ring and was the long-rumoured 'man on the grassy knoll', who murdered the President to thwart the Master's plan to sabotage Earth's history and create a timeline in which UNIT and very possibly the Third Doctor never existed. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

The Ninth Doctor was in the crowd watching President Kennedy's motorcade drive by just before he was assassinated. A photograph that showed the Doctor among the spectators later found its way into Clive Finch's collection of files about the Doctor. (TV: Rose) Nearly 50 years later, Donna Noble noted that this was "a day when a shot would be heard around the world". (PROSE: Beautiful Chaos)

In 1945, James Stevens was born. Due to the time difference, he was technically born on 23 November in New Zealand. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

In 1948, Francis Cleary was born in Liverpool to Siobhan Cleary. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

In 1974, Alec Palmer and Emma Grayling began their investigation of the ghost that haunted Caliburn House. (TV: Hide)

In 2059, an online periodical reported on the events of the previous day, including the deaths of the Bowie Base One crew. (TV: The Waters of Mars)