November 22 in History
1718November 22, 1718:
The notorious English pirate, Blackbeard is killed by British naval forces off North Carolina’s coast.
1910November 22, 1910:
The patent for a golf club with a metallic shaft is granted to Arthur F. Knight.
1943November 22, 1943:
Lebanon announces its independence from France.
1963November 22, 1963:
US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated by gunshot while travelling in Texas in an open car.
1968November 22, 1968:
The first interracial kiss on American television is seen by viewers on the “Star Trek” episode titled “Plato's Stepchildren”.
1986November 22, 1986:
Boxer Mike Tyson becomes a heavyweight champion at the age of 20 after defeating Trevor Berbick via knock out in round 2.
1990November 22, 1990:
Margaret Thatcher announces that she is stepping down as the Prime Minster of Great Britain.
1994November 22, 1994:
64 people dies as Mount Merapi on Indonesia’s Java Island erupts.
1995November 22, 1995:
The computer-animated film, “Toy Story” starts showing in US theatres.
2005November 22, 2005:
Angela Merkel is sworn in as the first female chancellor of Germany.