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On this day: November 22

POSTED: 2:09 AM Nov 21 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 22 2013

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 - Vasco da Gama
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1497: Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope, on his way to being the first European to reach India by sea. The discovery would open up a new trade route for Portugal and marks the beginning of the first wave of global multiculturalism.

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