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Saturday, November 22, 2014

This is 326th day of the year and 0 days remain in the year.


November 22 Birthdays

Billie Jean King
1943–, American Tennis Player.

Richard Neville
nobleman, called the Kingmaker (1428)

Robert Cavelier de La Salle
explorer (1643)

Abigail Adams
First Lady, writer (1744)

Thomas Cook
travel agent (1808)

George Eliot
novelist (1819)

André Gide
writer (1869)

Charles De Gaulle
general and statesman (1890)

Hoagland Carmichael
songwriter (1899)

Wiley Post
aviator (1899)

Benjamin Britten
composer (1913)

Rodney Dangerfield
comedian (1921)

Geraldine Page
actress (1924)

Jamie Lee Curtis
actress (1958)

Mark Ruffalo
actor (1967)

Boris Becker
tennis player (1967)

Scarlett Johansson
actor (1984)

November 22 in History

1497

Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama became the first navigator to sail around the Cape of Good Hope in his search for a sea route to India.

1718

Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard the pirate, was killed off the east coast of North America.

1842

Mount St. Helens in Washington state erupted. Ash fallout reached as far as 48 mi away.

1906

"S-O-S" was adopted as a distress signal at the International Radio Telegraphic Convention in Berlin.

1943

President Franklin Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek met in Cairo to discuss measures for defeating Japan.

1963

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas.

1990

Margaret Thatcher announced her resignation as prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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