November 22

Published in On this Day listing

  • 1912 Donagh McDonagh, poet, playwright, broadcaster and son of the revolutionary Thomas McDonagh, born in Dublin.
  • 1916 Jack London (40), American author, notably of The call of the wild (1903), journalist and social activist, died.
  • 1614 Thomas ‘Black Tom’ Butler (82), 10th earl of Ormond, died.
  • 1990 British prime minister Margaret Thatcher resigned in the wake of a back-bench revolt after eleven years in office.
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