On this day: November 22

Published On: Nov 21 2012 01:09:33 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 22 2014 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, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.

OTD November 22 - China Clipper
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1935: The China Clipper, the first transpacific mail and passenger service, takes off from Alameda, California, for its first commercial flight. It reaches its destination, Manila, a week later.

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