Tuesday, November 22, 2011

This Day in History: November 22

-Denver, Colorado is founded, 1858

-Charles de Gaulle, French military general and statesman, is born, 1890

-Lebanon gains independence from France, 1943

-U.S. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, TX, 1963

-Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco, 1975

-Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany, 2005

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