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World History: November 23

World History: November 23

1534  German botanist Otto Brunfels dies. His work is considered to be a bridge between ancient and modern botany.

1553  Italian Botanist Prospero Alpini born. He is said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.

1921  US President Harding signs the Willis Campell Act which prohibits doctors from prescribing alcohol, beer, liquor, etc.