Today in History: November 23

A look at various events that took place on this day, November 23, photographed over the past century. Today’s collection includes a sword-fighting Mussolini, a motorcycle-jumping Evel Knievel in 1963, William Shatner dressed as a gun-toting Santa Claus in 1983, a Florida canvassing board member scrutinizing a voter’s ballot in 2000, and much more.

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