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Saturday, November 22. 2003, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Saturday, November 22, 2003

In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation. Opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili vows to trle the country's leadership following unrest over disputed election results. Shevardnadze denounces what he calls an attempted coup and declares a state of emergency. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3227878.stm
The Georgian Rose Revolution ends in overwhelming victory president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over fraudulent elections.
2003 Rugby World Cup: Regular time in a dramatic final match ends in a 14–14 tie. England finally defeat Australia 20–17 to win the William Webb Ellis Cup – the first time it has been won by a Northern Hemisphere team. //news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/3227648.stm//news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/3228728.stm
A total solar eclipse is seen over Antarctica.
2003 Rugby World Cup: England defeat Australia 20–17 after extra time.
A cargo plane belonging to courier company DHL makes an emergency landing at Baghdad airport after being hit by a surface-to-air missile. //www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/11/22/1069027377782.html Commercial flights in and out of the airport are suspended. //interestalert.com/brand/siteia.shtml?Story=st/sn/11220000aaa07196.upiSys=siteiaFid=LATEBRKNType=NewsFilter=Late%20Breaking
The 2003 Heritage Classic is played in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the first outdoor ice hockey games in the history of the National Hockey League. Over 50,000 spectators watch the two games. //www.cbc.ca/sports/indepth/heritageclassic/
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