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 - Margaret Thatcher
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1990: British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher withdraws from the Conservative Party leadership election and announces that she will end her premiership. She would officially resign on Nov. 28 after more than 11 years as prime minister.

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