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On this day: November 22

POSTED: 11:09 PM PST Nov 20, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 21, 2013 

A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.

OTD November 22 - China Clipper
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1935: The China Clipper, the first transpacific mail and passenger service, takes off from Alameda, Calif., for its first commercial flight. It reaches its destination, Manila, a week later.

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