On this day: November 22

Published: Nov 21 2012 02:09:33 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 22 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

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 - Angela Merkel
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European People's Party

2005: Angela Merkel is elected as Germany's first female chancellor.

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