Historical Events on 22nd November

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498 - St Symmachus begins his reign as Pope replacing Anastasius II
845 - 845 : the first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
1220 - Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Honorius III
1221 - Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Roman-German Emperor
1346 - Street fights in Utrecht, Hollandsgezinde Gunterlingen statements
1492 - Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus's fleet
1497 - Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India
1542 - Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
1573 - The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
Explorer of the New World Christopher ColumbusExplorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1574 - Discovery of the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
1675 - English king Charles II adjourns parliament
1683 - Purcell's "Welcome to All the Pleasures" premieres in London
1699 - Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark/Russia/Saksen/Poland divide Sweden
1707 - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland
1714 - King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden
1794 - Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision & wearing of beards
1809 - Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen
1830 - Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1831 - Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)
1842 - Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
1851 - Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris)
1861 - Battle of Ft McRee, FL
1864 - American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties
1864 - Union General O Howard orders plunderers be shot to death
1872 - Franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo" premieres in Prague
1884 - T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper
1886 - Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia
1898 - Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)
1899 - -23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army)
1900 - Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France
US First Lady Eleanor RooseveltUS First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt 1903 - Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged
1905 - British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
1906 - International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help
1906 - Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
1908 - 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
1910 - Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
1914 - Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
1914 - Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia
1917 - NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
1918 - Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns
1918 - King Albert I's triumphant procession through Brussels
1918 - Marshal J Pilsudski becomes 1st president (dictator) of Poland
1918 - Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)
1919 - 15,000 men are cremated at Domela Newenhouse, Amsterdam
1919 - Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
1922 - British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
1922 - Library Ave in Bronx named
1922 - Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
30th US President Calvin Coolidge30th US President Calvin Coolidge 1923 - Calvin Coolidge pardons WW I German spy Lothar Witzke, sentenced to death
1924 - Britain orders Egyptians out of Sudan
1926 - Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
1927 - 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)
1927 - George Gershwin's "Funny Face," premieres in NYC
1927 - Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC
1928 - "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel, 1st performed publicly (Paris)
1929 - Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG
1930 - 1st Irish Sweepstake run
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1930 - 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
1930 - Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit
1931 - Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite," premieres
1932 - Pump patented that computes quantity & price delivered
1934 - "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" 1st heard on Eddie Cantor's show
1935 - China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
1936 - 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC
1939 - Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant
Mobster Bugsy SiegelMobster Bugsy Siegel 1940 - 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis
1941 - British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
1941 - NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya
1942 - Gen-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov
1942 - Hitler orders Rommel's Africa Korps to fight to last man
1943 - FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan
1943 - France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprison Lebanese government
1943 - RAF begins air bombing of Berlin
1943 - US troops land on Abemada, Gilbert Island
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1944 - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
1945 - "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
1945 - Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
1950 - 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
1950 - 79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills NY
1952 - As' Harry Byrd selected AL Rookie of Year
1954 - Humane Society forms
1955 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1955 - RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis PresleySinger & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley 1956 - 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
1956 - Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games
1957 - Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
1957 - Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY
1957 - Simon & Garfunkel appear on "American Bandstand" as "Tom & Jerry"
1959 - AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
1959 - Boston Patriots enters AFL
1960 - French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
1961 - Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues
NBA Forward Bob PettitNBA Forward Bob Pettit 1961 - St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws
1961 - Producers Albert Broccoli & Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star
1963 - The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK
1963 - Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
1963 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 1964 - WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 - "Man of La Mancha" opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 perfs
1965 - Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1966 - 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)
1967 - BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
1967 - Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
1967 - UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
1967 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1968 - 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura)
1968 - Beatles release "Beatles," (White Album) their only double album
1968 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 - Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, announced a package of reform measures granting concessions to the Catholic minority, in response to protest movement
1969 - Isolation of single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
1971 - "Only Fools Are Sad" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
1972 - Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
1972 - Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
1972 - Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
1972 - US ends 22 year travel ban to China
1973 - The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
1974 - Lake Buena Vista Club opens
1974 - Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
1974 - UN General Assembly recognizes Palestine right to sovereignty
1975 - Juan Carlos proclaimed king of Spain
1975 - Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland
1976 - Algeria Constitution goes into effect
1976 - Comic strip "Cathy" by Cathy Guisewhite debuts
1977 - Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins
1977 - First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
1980 - Georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
1981 - "Marlowe" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances
1981 - 69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23
1981 - Browns' QB Brian Sipe sets club record by being intercepted 6 times
1981 - SD Charger Dan Fouts passes for 6 touchdowns vs Oakland (55-21)
1981 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 - Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas
TV Host Fred RogersTV Host Fred Rogers 1984 - Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution
1985 - Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
1985 - Largest swearing-in ceremony, 38,648 immigrants become US citizens
1985 - PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election
1986 - Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title
1986 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
1987 - Patriots shutout Indianapolis 24-0
1987 - Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 1989 - Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
1989 - Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
1989 - Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
1989 - US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
1989 - Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired
1990 - George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
1990 - Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister
1990 - Prof Amos Sawyer installed as interim pres of Liberia
1991 - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick EwingHall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing 1992 - Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
1992 - Wash Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
1993 - "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
1995 - Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
1995 - Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
1996 - OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"
1998 - 86th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 2002 - In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
2003 - In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation.
2004 - The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.
2005 - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
2005 - 32nd American Music Award: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith & Kelly Clarkson win
2008 - YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.
2008 - Patrick Roy's #33 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens
King of Pop Michael JacksonKing of Pop Michael Jackson 2009 - 36th American Music Award: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win
2009 - President Hugo Chavez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter
2012 - 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas
2012 - 6 attacks across Pakistan kill 37 people and injure 92
2013 - Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats  Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship

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