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 This day in History - November 22
392 Historic Events for November 22
1927

George Gershwin's "Funny Face," premieres in NYC

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1927

Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC

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1928

Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic-bronze-1956)

Birth
1928

Juno Stover-Irwin, US, diver (Olympic-silver-1956)

Birth
1928

"Bolero" by Maurice Ravel, 1st performed publicly (Paris)

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1929

Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG

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1930

1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

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1930

Peter Hall, British stage/film/opera director (Pedestrian)

Birth
1930

Owen Kay Garriott, Enid Oklahoma, astronaut (Skylab 3, STS 9)

Birth
1930

John Paul Schiffer

Birth
1930

Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit

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1930

1st Irish Sweepstake run

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1931

Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite," premieres

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1932

Pump patented that computes quantity and price delivered

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1932

Robert Vaughn, NYC, actor (Napolean Solo-Man from UNCLE, I Spy)

Birth
1934

"Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" 1st heard on Eddie Cantor's show

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1935

China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, Calif, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight

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1935

Ludmila Belousova Protopopov, USSR, pairs skater (Oly-gold-1964, 68)

Birth
1935

Michael Callan, [Calinieff], Phila, actor (Peter-Occasional Wife)

Birth
1936

Louis F H Apol, painter/etcher/literary, dies at 86

Death
1936

Hans Zender, composer

Birth
1936

19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC

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1937

Zenon Jankowski, Poland cosmonaut (Soyuz 30 backup)

Birth
1939

Allen Garfield, Newark NJ, actor (Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II)

Birth
1940

Waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67

Death