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 This day in History - November 22
392 Historic Events for November 22
1904

Louis N‚el, French physicist (Nobel 1970)

Birth
1904

Roland Winters, Boston Mass, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers)

Birth
1904

Th‚ophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies

Death
1905

British, Italian, Russ, French and Aust-Hung fleet attack Lesbos

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1905

James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)

Birth
1906

Earnest Josephson, Swedish painter, dies

Death
1906

Intl Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help

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1906

Lee Patrick, NYC, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon)

Birth
1906

Howard Petrie, Beverly MA, actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter)

Birth
1907

Bernard Naylor, composer

Birth
1907

Dick Bartell, baseball player

Birth
1908

1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0

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1908

Michael Balfour, historian

Birth
1909

Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)

Birth
1910

Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs

Event
1912

Doris Duke, NYC, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress)

Birth
1912

Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist

Birth
1913

Benjamin Britten, Lowestoft Suffolk England, composer (Beggar's Opera)

Birth
1914

Peter Woolridge Townsend, war hero courtier writer

Birth
1914

Ypres Belgium burned by German bombing

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1916

Jack London, author, dies at 40

Death
1917

NHL forms with Montr‚al Canadiens, Montr‚al Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators and Qu‚bec Bulldogs; National Hockey Assn disbands

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1917

Jean-Etienne Marie, composer

Birth
1918

Claiborne Pell, (Sen-D-RI, 1961- )

Birth
1918

Bathe: grand duke Frederik II resigns

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