Video: 'Pan American Clipper (Sikorsky S-42) 1935 Pan American Airway, aka Flying Clipper, Pan Am Clipper'
(Friday, November 21, 1935, 3:46 p.m. PST) — A flying boat, the China Clipper, took off today from Alameda, California, carrying more than 100,000 pieces of mail on the first trans-Pacific airmail flight.
Video: 'Elvis Presley: Good Rockin' Tonight (the 1955 album)'
(Monday, November 21, 1955) — RCA Records purchased the contract, singles and released masters of 20-year-old Elvis Presley today from Sam Phillips of Sun Records for an unprecedented sum of $40,000 ($35,000 to Sun and a $5,000 bonus to Presley).
(Thursday, November 21, 1985, at about 11:00 a.m. EST; during the Cold War) — U.S. Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Jay Pollard, 31, was arrested today near the Israeli Embassy in Washington on espionage charges, accused of selling classified code information to the Israeli government.
Video: 'Nuremberg Day 2 Defendants Plead (translated captions)'
(Wednesday, November 21, 1945; during the Nuremberg trials) — One day after the trial of the major Nazi war criminals by the International Military Tribunal began in Nuremberg, Germany, the defendants entered their pleas of “not guilty.”