Historical Events on November 22, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on November 22nd This Day in History

Year Name
2022 A shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia leaves 7 workers dead, including the shooter, and 4 others injured.
2015 A landslide in Hpakant, Kachin State, northern Myanmar kills at least 116 people near a jade mine, with around 100 more missing.
2012 Ceasefire begins between Hamas in the Gaza Strip and Israel after eight days of violence and 150 deaths.
2005 Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
2004 The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.
2003 Baghdad DHL attempted shootdown incident: Shortly after takeoff, a DHL Express cargo plane is struck on the left wing by a surface-to-air missile and forced to land.
2003 England defeats Australia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final, becoming the first side from the Northern Hemisphere to win the tournament.
2002 In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
1995 Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
1995 The 7.3 Mw  Gulf of Aqaba earthquake shakes the Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia region with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), killing eight and injuring 30, and generating a non-destructive tsunami.
1990 British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher withdraws from the Conservative Party leadership election, confirming the end of her Prime-Ministership.
1989 In West Beirut, a bomb explodes near the motorcade of Lebanese President René Moawad, killing him.
1988 In Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
1977 British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
1975 Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
1974 The United Nations General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status.
1971 In Britain's worst mountaineering tragedy, the Cairngorm Plateau Disaster, five children and one of their leaders are found dead from exposure in the Scottish mountains.
1967 UN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted, establishing a set of the principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab–Israeli peace settlement.
1963 U.S. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John Connally is seriously wounded by Lee Harvey Oswald, who also kills Dallas Police officer J. D. Tippit after fleeing the scene. U.S Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States afterwards.
1963 Five Indian generals are killed in a fatal helicopter crash, due to collision with two parallel lines of telegraph cables.[18][19]
1956 The Summer Olympics, officially known as the games of the XVI Olympiad, are opened in Melbourne, Australia.
1955 The Soviet Union launches RDS-37, a 1.6 megaton two stage hydrogen bomb designed by Andrei Sakharov. The bomb was dropped over Semipalatinsk.
1948 Chinese Civil War: Elements of the Chinese Communist Second Field Army under Liu Bocheng trap the Nationalist 12th Army, beginning the Shuangduiji Campaign, the largest engagement of the Huaihai Campaign.
1943 World War II: Cairo Conference: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan.
1943 Lebanon gains independence from France, nearly two years after it was first announced by the Free French government.
1942 World War II: Battle of Stalingrad: General Friedrich Paulus sends Adolf Hitler a telegram saying that the German 6th Army is surrounded.
1940 World War II: Following the initial Italian invasion, Greek troops counterattack into Italian-occupied Albania and capture Korytsa.
1935 The China Clipper inaugurates the first commercial transpacific air service, connecting Alameda, California with Manila.
1908 The Congress of Manastir establishes the Albanian alphabet.
1873 The French steamer SS Ville du Havre sinks in 12 minutes after colliding with the Scottish iron clipper Loch Earn in the Atlantic, with a loss of 226 lives.
1869 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched.
1855 In Birmingham, England, Albert, Prince Consort lays the foundation stone of the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
1837 Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie calls for a rebellion against the United Kingdom in his essay "To the People of Upper Canada", published in his newspaper The Constitution.
1718 Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard attacks and boards the vessels of the British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") off the coast of North Carolina. The casualties on both sides include Maynard's first officer Mister Hyde and Teach himself.
1635 Dutch colonial forces on Taiwan launch a pacification campaign against native villages, resulting in Dutch control of the middle and south of the island.
1574 Spanish navigator Juan Fernández discovers islands now known as the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
1307 Pope Clement V issues the papal bull Pastoralis Praeeminentiae which instructed all Christian monarchs in Europe to arrest all Templars and seize their assets.
845 The first duke of Brittany, Nominoe, defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
498 After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, while Laurentius is elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.
Famous People Born on November 22

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Year Name
1921 Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, rapper, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1564 Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Kent (d. 1610)
1979 Jeremy Dale, American illustrator (d. 2014)
1873 Johnny Tyldesley, English cricketer (d. 1930)
1962 Rezauddin Stalin, Bangladeshi poet and educator
1709 Franz Benda, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1786)
1967 Boris Becker, German-Swiss tennis player and coach
1961 Stephen Hough, English-Australian pianist and composer
1849 Christian Rohlfs, German painter and academic (d. 1938)
1897 Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer and educator (d. 1989)
Famous People Deaths On November 22

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Date Name
1998 Stu Ungar, American poker player (b. 1953)
1286 Eric V of Denmark (b. 1249)
1392 Robert de Vere, Duke of Ireland (b. 1362)
2000 Christian Marquand, French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1927)
1538 John Lambert, English Protestant martyr
1819 John Stackhouse, English botanist and phycologist (b. 1742)
1919 Francisco Moreno, Argentinian explorer and academic (b. 1852)
2005 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey and trainer (b. 1920)
2020 Otto Hutter, Austrian-born British physiologist (b. 1924)
1774 Robert Clive, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire (b. 1725)