22 November It Happened Today
1499 Perkin Warbeck, “pretender” to the throne of England is hanged.
1887 Birth of English actor Boris Karloff, particularly remembered for his roles in horror films.
1956 Petrol is rationed in Great Britain as the “Suez crisis” potentially threatens world oil supplies.
1963 The TV sci -fi show Doctor Who is premiered by the BBC.
2006 Russian dissident Alexxander Litvinenko dies after being poisoned with polonium.