History November 22nd

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  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1221 - Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Roman-German Emperor

    1906 - Intl Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help

    1918 - Marshal J Pilsudski becomes 1st president (dictator) of Poland

    1927 - 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)

    1932 - Pump patented that computes quantity and price delivered

    1943 - Lebanon declares independence from French administration

    1954 - Humane Society forms

    1968 - 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk and Uhura)

    1975 - Juan Carlos proclaimed king of Spain

    1976 - Algeria Constitution goes into effect

    1982 - Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas

    1985 - Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C

    1989 - Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn and Moon

    1989 - US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1890 Charles de Gaulle (French General, wartime leader, later President) is born

    1913 Benjamin Britten (composer) is born

    1932 Robert Vaughn (actor) is born

    1943 Billie Jean King (tennis player) is born

    1958 Jamie Lee Curtis (actress) is born