November 22 Events

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November 22nd, 2005 (November 22 2005)EventAngela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
November 22nd, 2004 (November 22 2004)EventThe Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.
November 22nd, 2003 (November 22 2003)EventIn Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president s resignation.Eduard Shevardnadze Quotes
November 22nd, 2002 (November 22 2002)EventIn Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
November 22nd, 1995 (November 22 1995)EventToy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
November 22nd, 1990 (November 22 1990)EventMargaret Thatcher resigns as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.Margaret Thatcher Quotes
November 22nd, 1989 (November 22 1989)EventIn West Beirut, a bomb explodes near the motorcade of Lebanese President Rene Moawad, killing him.Rene Moawad Quotes
November 22nd, 1988 (November 22 1988)EventIn Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
November 22nd, 1987 (November 22 1987)EventTwo Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom
November 22nd, 1986 (November 22 1986)EventMike Tyson defeats Trevor Brubick to become youngest Heavyweight champion in boxing history.
November 22nd, 1977 (November 22 1977)EventBritish Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
November 22nd, 1977 (November 22 1977)EventFirst three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
November 22nd, 1976 (November 22 1976)EventAdolfo Suarez is elected Prime Minister of Spain.
November 22nd, 1975 (November 22 1975)EventJuan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
November 22nd, 1974 (November 22 1974)EventThe United Nations General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status.
November 22nd, 1973 (November 22 1973)EventThe Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
November 22nd, 1972 (November 22 1972)EventVietnam War: The United States loses its first B-52 Stratofortress of the war.
November 22nd, 1967 (November 22 1967)EventUN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted by the UN Security Council, establishing a set of the principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement.
November 22nd, 1963 (November 22 1963)EventIn Dallas, Texas, US President John F. Kennedy is killed and Texas Governor John B. Connally is seriously wounded by an assassin, identified as Lee Harvey Oswald, who was later captured and charged with the murder of police officer J. D. Tippit. That same day, US Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 22nd, 1943 (November 22 1943)EventWorld War II: War in the PacificU.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan (see Cairo Conference)Winston Churchill Quotes
November 22nd, 1943 (November 22 1943)EventLebanon gained independence from France.
November 22nd, 1942 (November 22 1942)EventWorld War II: Battle of StalingradGeneral Friedrich Paulus sends Adolf Hitler a telegram saying that the German 6th army was surrounded.Friedrich Paulus Quotes
November 22nd, 1940 (November 22 1940)EventWorld War II: Following the Italian invasion, Greek troops advances into Albanian soil and capture Korytsa.
November 22nd, 1940 (November 22 1940)EventPhilip Murray succeeds founder John L. Lewis as president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.Al Murray Quotes
November 22nd, 1935 (November 22 1935)EventThe China Clipper took off from Alameda, California in an attempt to deliver the first airmail cargo across the Pacific Ocean (the airplane later reached its destination, Manila, and delivered over 110,000 pieces of mail).
November 22nd, 1928 (November 22 1928)EventFirst execution of Ravel s Bolero in Paris.
November 22nd, 1922 (November 22 1922)EventEgyptology: Howard Carter, assisted by Lord Carnarvon, opens the tomb of Tutankhamun.Howard Carter Quotes
November 22nd, 1864 (November 22 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Sherman s March to the Sea: Confederate General John Bell Hood invades Tennessee in an unsuccessful attempt to draw Union General William T. Sherman from Georgia.William March Quotes
November 22nd, 1830 (November 22 1830)EventCharles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
November 22nd, 1718 (November 22 1718)EventOff the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard.
November 22nd, 1574 (November 22 1574)EventDiscovery of the Juan Fernandez Islands off Chile.
November 22nd, 1573 (November 22 1573)EventThe Brazilian city of Niteroi is founded.
November 22nd, 0498 (November 22 0498)EventKofi Aseidu- After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, while Laurentius is elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.

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