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 - United Nations PLO
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1974: The United Nations General Assembly recognizes the Palestine Liberation Organization as the "representative of the Palestinian people" and grants the PLO observer status. On July 7, 1998, this status was extended to allow participation in General Assembly debates, though not in voting.

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