Watch what happened in history on November 23 by viewing this video of This Day in History. On November 23, 1889, the first jukebox was opened. It would allow a song to be played for the price of one nickel. On November 23, 1945, the United States stopped rations after World War II. However, sugar rations still existed. On November 23, 1973, Yvonne Burke became the first woman to give birth to a child while in Congress. On November 23, 1936, the first issue of Life Magazine was published. Their goal was to see life and see the world. Photojournalism was able to send messages that words simply could not.