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 - Blackbeard
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1718: Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach, better known as "Blackbeard," is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lt. Robert Maynard.

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