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Notable Historical Events for November 22nd

1939Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant

193619th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC

1991"Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released

1956Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games

1964Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational

200532nd American Music Award: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith & Kelly Clarkson win

200936th American Music Award: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win

1996OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"

1903Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged

1492Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus's fleet

November 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on November 22nd

1984Scarlett Johansson, New York City, New York, American actress (The Prestige)

1943Billie Jean King, Long Beach California, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75)

1958Jamie Lee Curtis, Los Angeles California, actress (Anything But Love, Halloween)

1869Andre Gide, Paris, France, writer (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)

1890Charles de Gaulle, Lille, France, President of France (1958-69), (d. 1970)

1967Boris Becker, Leimen Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89)

November 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on November 22nd

2003Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California

1965Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes

November 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on November 22nd

1963C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Irish author (Silver Chair), dies at 64

1959Molla Mallory, eight-time U.S. Open tennis champion, dies at 75

1980Mae West, actress (She Done Him Wrong), dies in Hollywood at 87

1997Michael Hutchence, Australian rocker (INXS), commits suicide at 37

1963John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

1718Blackbeard, notorious English pirate, dies in battle at 38

1995Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95

1963Aldous Huxley, English author (Devils of Loudon), dies at 69

November 22nd Deaths
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