On this day: November 22

Published On: Nov 21 2012 01:09:33 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 22 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, and The Beatles release "The White Album," all on this day.

OTD November 22 - CS Lewis
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Photograph by Arthur Strong, 1947

1963: Northern Irish writer C. S. Lewis, best known as the author of the "The Chronicles of Narnia" book series, dies of renal failure at the age of 64 in Oxford, England.

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