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21st November 1916 (106 Years)
Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, dies.
22nd November 1718 (304 Years)
Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") was killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard.
22nd November 1913 (109 Years)
Benjamin Britten, leading British composer, conductor and pianist, was born.
22nd November 1916 (106 Years)
Jack London, American author and social activist, died.
22nd November 1928 (94 Years)
The premier performance of Ravel's Boléro takes place in Paris.
22nd November 1958 (64 Years)
Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress, daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, was born.
22nd November 1963 (59 Years)
Aldous Huxley, British writer and critic, best know for his novel 'Brave New World', dies.
22nd November 1963 (59 Years)
C.S. Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles, died.
22nd November 1963 (59 Years)
John F Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63) assassinated in Dallas.
22nd November 1963 (59 Years)
JFK, 35th President of the US, was fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.
22nd November 1967 (55 Years)
Boris Becker, tennis player, is born.
22nd November 1968 (54 Years)
The Beatles, also known as the White Album, the ninth studio album by English rock group, was released.
22nd November 1977 (45 Years)
British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
22nd November 1990 (32 Years)
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher withdraws from the Conservative Party leadership election, confirming the end of her premiership.
23rd November 1890 (132 Years)
El Lissitzky, Russian painter, typographer, architect and designer, is born.
23rd November 1892 (130 Years)
Romain de Tirtoff, Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials, was born.
23rd November 1990 (32 Years)
Roald Dahl, British author and scriptwriter, famous for novels such as "The BFG" or "Matilda", died.
24th November 1713 (309 Years)
Junipero Serra, priest, know for his missionary work in North America, is born.
24th November 1713 (309 Years)
Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist and satirist, is born.
24th November 1864 (158 Years)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the French artist, was born.
24th November 1929 (93 Years)
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, Prime Minister of France during WWI, died.
24th November 1957 (65 Years)
Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera, died.
26th November 1939 (83 Years)
Turner Turner, American born swiss songwriter and singer, was born.
26th November 1942 (80 Years)
Casablanca premieres in New York City.
27th November 1838 (184 Years)
Mexico declares war on France, known as 'The Pastry War'.
27th November 1843 (179 Years)
Elizabeth Stride, Swedish-English victim of Jack the Ripper, was born.
27th November 1853 (169 Years)
Frank Dicksee, English painter and illustrator, was born.
27th November 1916 (106 Years)
Emile Verhaeren, Belgian poet and one of the founders of the school of Symbolism, dies.
27th November 1942 (80 Years)
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix, American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, was born.
28th November 1757 (265 Years)
William Blake, poet, painter, printmaker and author of the poem The Tyger, was born.

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