Monday, November 22, 2010

On This Day...November 22

1718 - English pirate Edward Teach (a.k.a. "Blackbeard") was killed during a battle off the coast of North Carolina.

1942 - During World War II, the Battle of Stalingrad began.

1963 - President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas.

1990 - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announced she would resign.

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