This day in history - November 22

This day in history - November 22.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 22, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 22 encompassed events relating to the Discovery of the Juan Fernandez Islands, Death of the Pirate Blackbeard, Launching of the Clipper, Cutty Sark , Premier of Ravel's Bolero, First Transpacific Airmail Service, Foundation of the Humane Society, Assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, Release of The Beatles' White Album, Inauguration of British Airways' London to New York Concorde Service and Release of Toy Story. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Juan Fernandez, Edward Teach, Robert Maynard, John Willis, Maurice Ravel, Edwin C. Musick, Fred Noonan, Fred Myers, Helen Jones, Larry Andrews, Marcia Glaser, John F. Kennedy, John Connally, Lee Harvey Oswald, George Martin, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, Unfortunately not recorded and John Lasseter and Tom Hanks.

Discovery of the Juan Fernandez Islands - November 22, 1574: On this day in history, November 22, 1574, crucial events took place today in South Pacific Islands, relating to the Discovery of the Juan Fernandez Islands. The archipelago known as the Juan Fernandez Islands was discovered by Spanish explorer Juan Fernandez on November 22, 1574. Scottish Royal Navy officer and privateer Alexander Selkirk was marooned on the islands in 1704, and became the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1574 were Juan Fernandez. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Discovery of the Juan Fernandez Islands *** Date: November 22, 1574 *** Place: South Pacific Islands *** Category: Discovery *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of the Pirate Blackbeard - November 22, 1718: On this day in history, November 22, 1718, crucial events took place today in North Carolina, USA, relating to the Death of the Pirate Blackbeard. Edward Teach, better known as the notorious pirate Blackbeard, was killed on November 22, 1718, at Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. After boarding the ship of Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard, he was shot five times, and had received around 20 other wounds, before he finally fell. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1718 were Edward Teach, Robert Maynard. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Death of the Pirate Blackbeard *** Date: November 22, 1718 *** Place: North Carolina, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Launching of the Clipper, Cutty Sark - November 22, 1869: On this day in history, November 22, 1869, important events took place today in Dumbarton, Scotland, surrounding the Launching of the Clipper, Cutty Sark . The British clipper 'Cutty Sark' was was ordered in 1869 by John 'Jock' Willis for his Jock Willis Shipping Line. Cutty Sark was launched in Dumbarton, Scotland, on November 22, 1869, and is one of only three original clippers to have survived. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1869 were John Willis. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Launching of the Clipper, Cutty Sark *** Date: November 22, 1869 *** Place: Dumbarton, Scotland *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Premier of Ravel's Bolero - November 22, 1928: On this day in history, November 22, 1928, momentous events took place today in Paris, France, with regard to the Premier of Ravel's Bolero. Maurice Ravel was commissioned, by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, to compose a ballet. The result was Bolero, his most famous composition. The premier was held at the Paris Opera (Palais Garnier) on November 22, 1928. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1928 were Maurice Ravel. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Premier of Ravel's Bolero *** Date: November 22, 1928 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Transpacific Airmail Service - November 22, 1935: On this day in history, November 22, 1935, critical events took place today in California, USA, regarding the First Transpacific Airmail Service. Pan America Airways' Martin M-130 flying boat 'China Clipper' began the first transpacific airmail service when it flew from San Francisco on November 22, 1935. The aircraft flew to Honolulu, Midway Island, Wake Island and Guam before reaching Manila, it's final destination, on November 29. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1935 were Edwin C. Musick, Fred Noonan. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: First Transpacific Airmail Service *** Date: November 22, 1935 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Foundation of the Humane Society - November 22, 1954: On this day in history, November 22, 1954, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, surrounding the Foundation of the Humane Society. On November 22, 1954, Fred Myers, Helen Jones, Marcia Glaser and Larry Andrews founded the charity 'The Humane Society of the United States'. The charity was started to deal with all forms of cruelty to animals. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1954 were Fred Myers, Helen Jones, Larry Andrews, Marcia Glaser. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Foundation of the Humane Society *** Date: November 22, 1954 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy - November 22, 1963: On this day in history, November 22, 1963, crucial events took place today in Texas, USA, relating to the Assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and Texas Governor John Connally seriously injured, while travelling in a Motorcade in Dallas, Texas. The assassination was carried out by Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U. S. Marine, on November 22, 1963. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1963 were John F. Kennedy, John Connally, Lee Harvey Oswald. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy *** Date: November 22, 1963 *** Place: Texas, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of The Beatles' White Album - November 22, 1968: On this day in history, November 22, 1968, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the Release of The Beatles' White Album. The Beatles released their album 'The Beatles' on November 22, 1968. The album is more commonly known as the White Album as the cover of the vinyl album was completely white with The BEATLES embossed on it. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1968 were George Martin, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Release of The Beatles' White Album *** Date: November 22, 1968 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Inauguration of British Airways' London to New York Concorde Service - November 22, 1977: On this day in history, November 22, 1977, crucial events took place today in London, England, relating to the Inauguration of British Airways' London to New York Concorde Service. British Airways' Concorde service from London's Heathrow Airport to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport began on November 22, 1977. The introduction of the service had been held up by protests over local noise in the United States. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1977 were Unfortunately not recorded. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Inauguration of British Airways' London to New York Concorde Service *** Date: November 22, 1977 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of Toy Story - November 22, 1991: On this day in history, November 22, 1991, momentous events took place today in California, USA, with regard to the Release of Toy Story. Toy Story, the first feature length film using computer-generated imagery, was released in the United States on November 22, 1995. Produced for Walt Disney Pictures by Pixar Animation Studios, the film was directed by John Lasseter and starred Tom Hanks as the voice of Woody. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 22, 1991 were John Lasseter and Tom Hanks. Facts on this day in History November 22: Events on this day in history: Release of Toy Story *** Date: November 22, 1991 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

November 22

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