On this day: November 22

POSTED: 11:09 PM PST Nov 20, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 21, 2015 

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 - Blackbeard
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1718: Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach, better known as "Blackbeard," is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lt. Robert Maynard.


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