Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, Nov. 22, 2021
1718 British soldiers boarded the ship of Blackbeard the Pirate and shot him. They then cut off his black beard and flew it from the ship’s bow.
1906 The S-O-S signal was ratified at the International Radio Telegraphic Convention.
1963 John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. 58 years ago.
The Beatles released their self-titled 9th album, which we all know as “The White Album”.
Notable Birthdays today:
Actor Mark Ruffalo 54
Actress Mariel Hemingway 60
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis 63
Tennis Legend Billie Jean King 78
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