On This Day in History for November 22 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 121 of 121

  • 1985 PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election
  • 1987 Patriots shutout Indianapolis 24-0
  • 1989 Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
  • 1989 US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
  • 1989 Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired

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1990 George H. W. Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

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1990 Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1990 Prof Amos Sawyer installed as interim President of Liberia
  • 1992 Washington Post reports Oregon Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
  • 1995 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
  • 1995 OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • 1999 Elian Gonzalez, Cuban boy at the center of a heated 2000 controversy involving the governments of Cuba and the United States, and his mother are sighted off of Florida's coast by U.S. Coast Guard
  • 2003 In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation.
  • 2004 The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.

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2005 Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel

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2009 President Hugo Chávez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • 2012 6 attacks across Pakistan kill 37 people and injure 92
  • 2012 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas
  • 2013 Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats  Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship
  • 2015 In Argentine elections Mauricio Macri (PRO) wins a narrow election victory over his left-wing opponent

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2016 US President Barack Obama posthumously awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to pioneering computer scientist and Navy Admiral Grace Hopper

Computer Scientist and Admiral Grace Hopper
Computer Scientist and Admiral
Grace Hopper
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

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