On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Divorces

  • Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (32) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Lana Peters [Svetlana Stalina], Stalin's daughter, dies at 85
  • Lynn Margulis, American biologist (serial endosymbiotic theory), dies at 73
  • Paul Motian, American jazz drummer, percussionist and composer, dies at 80