Died on the this date, 22 November 1718:
Blackbeard - pirate and captain of Queen Anne's Revenge (originally a French merchant ship which he captured & converted into a warship of forty guns)
Otherwise known as Edward Teach, also seen spelled as Thatch, Thach, Thache, Thack, Tack, Thatche and Theach.
Believed to have be born in Bristow, England, c.1680.
Teach's corpse was thrown into the inlet while his head was suspended from the bowsprit of Maynard's ship.