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Chick Tract Day (Nov. 22) throughout History
On November 22...
Some year in the First Century - St. Cecilia, virgin, was
1633 - The first settlers of Maryland sail from England. These settlers were Roman Catholics, seeking the "freedom" to use corrupted translations of the Bible, and to ban the King James version. (See THE ATTACK)
1718 - Edward Teach, alias "Blackbeard the Pirate", was killed in a naval battle off the North Carolina coast. (See GUNSLINGER)
1774 - Baron Robert Clive, founder of Britain's Indian empire, committed suicide. (See LOVE THE JEWISH PEOPLE)
1812 - Potawatomi Indian Chief Winamac, a supporter of the British, was killed fighting against pro-American Chief Logan. Of course, Logan got screwed in the end. (See THE TRUE PATH)
1856 - Heber J. Grant, President of the Mormon Church 1918-1945, was born. (See THE VISITORS)
1890 - Charles De Gaulle, President of France, was born. (See THE GREAT ONE)
1906 - Delegates of the International Radio and Telegraphic Convention vote to use "SOS" as the new international distress signal. (See TITANIC)
1921 - Rodney Dangerfield, a comedian who gets no respect, was born. (See UNLOVED)
1930 - The Black Muslim movement was founded in Detroit. (See UNFORGIVEN)
1943 - At the Cairo Conference, FDR and Churchill decided that China would be the dominant power in Asia, following the defeat of Japan. (See KINGS OF THE EAST)
1943 - Billie Jean King, tennis champion and lesbian, was born. (See THE GAY BLADE)
1950 - In the lowest scoring professional basketball game in history, the Pistons defeated the Lakers by a score of 19-18. (See THE SUPERSTAR)
1963 - President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, perhaps by Jesuits. (See THE BIG BETRAYAL)
1963 - Aldous Huxley, author of "Brave New World", died in California. (See THE LAST GENERATION)
1963 - Catholic novelist C. S. Lewis died in Oxford, England. His novel "The Screwtape Letters" may have inspired A DEMON'S NIGHTMARE.
1968 - The Beatles released "The White Album", which later inspired Charles Manson to commit mass murder. (See SPELLBOUND)
1971 - According to THE ASSIGNMENT, Charles Bishop died of a massive heart attack, after unwisely deciding to postpone accepting Jesus Christ as his saviour. He joined Blackbeard, Lord Clive, and C. S. Lewis in the Lake of Fire.
1971 - The number one song on this day was "Theme From 'Shaft'" by Isaac Hayes. (See SOUL STORY)
1974 - The Palestinian Liberation Organization was granted observer status in the United Nations. (See MEN OF PEACE)
1975 - Juan Carlos de Bourbon was sworn in as King of Spain, following the death of Franco. (See THE STORY TELLER)
1982 - Michael Jackson's record album "Thriller" was released. (See HOME ALONE)
1993 - Mexico ratified the North American Free Trade Agreement. (See TINY SHOES)
2008 - The Vatican finally forgave John Lennon for saying (in 1966) that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus.
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