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Famous Events For November 26

Famous Events For November 26 – Today In History

What Happened on November 26 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 26 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 43 BC – coalition for the second time among the three Roman leaders Octavian (later Caesar Augustus), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony
2. November 26, 0579 – Pelagius II in his capacity as Catholic Pope takes charge this day
3. November 26, 0783 – Mauregatus, confines the Asturian queen Adosinda in a religious hermitage for life to avoid her relatives staking their claim to the throne
4. November 26, 1476 – Vlad III Dracula vanquishes Basarab Laito with the assistance of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and assumes the kingship of Wallachia for the third time

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5. November 26, 1527 – an agreement between Pope Clemens VII and Emperor Karel I
6. November 26, 1580 – agreement for peace between French Huguenots and Roman Catholics
7. November 26, 1648 – Peace of Westphalia censured by Pope Innocent X
8. November 26, 1688 – Duke of Savoy joins the League of Augsburg
9. November 26, 1688 – Emperor Louis XIV proclaims war on the Netherlands
10. November 26, 1688 – King James II returns to London

18th Century – What Happened on November 26 – The 1700s

11. November 26, 1716 – The exotic animal lion was displayed in America in Boston
12. November 26, 1741 – the combined armies of French and Beiers siege Prague
13. November 26, 1764 – Jesuit Order disbanded in France
14. November 26, 1778 – Captain James Cook, the British Voyager is the first European to arrive at Maui in the Islands of Sandwich (now Hawaii)
15. November 26, 1784 – formation of the Catholic Apostolic Prefecture in the United States
16. November 26, 1789 – 1st Thanksgiving in America celebrated
17. November 26, 1793 – France changes the Republican calendar to the Gregorian calendar

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19th Century – November 26 This Day That Year – The 1800s

18. November 26, 1805 – inauguration of the bridge built by engineer Thomas Telford, known as Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, supporting the Llangollen canal 126 feet above the River Dee
19. November 26, 1825 – formation of the first college association (kappa alpha)
20. November 26, 1832 – a tram that runs along the street of America inaugurated in New York City with a fare of 12 cents
21. November 26, 1835 – departure of HMS Beagle from Tahiti to New Zealand
22. November 26, 1842 – establishment of the University of Notre Dame
23. November 26, 1847 – debut show of “Un Caprice” by Alfred de Mussets in Paris
24. November 26, 1859 – the well-read magazine, “All the Year Round” prints the last weekly piece of the novel, “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens
25. November 26, 1861 – creation of West Virginia because of disagreement over bonded labor with Virginia
26. November 26, 1863 – Mine Run campaign was fought during the American
Civil War
27. November 26, 1864 – Allied armies free Sandersville Georgia
28. November 26, 1864 – fight at Sylvan Brutal/Waynesboro, Georgia
29. November 26, 1865 – a novel by Lewis Carroll entitled “Alice in Wonderland” published in America
30. November 26, 1865 – The combined flotilla of Peruvian and Chilean were confronted by the Spanish navy north of Valparaiso, Chile at the battle of Papudo
31. November 26, 1867 – copyright granted to JB Sutherland of Detroit for inventing air-conditioned coaches

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32. November 26, 1868 – first indoor baseball play in San Francisco at 25th and Folsom
33. November 26, 1894 – a peace agreement between France and King Lafia “Absalamu” signed
34. November 26, 1895 – founding of the union of Hawaiian Sugar Planters
35. November 26, 1896 – In the first indoor stadium football play, the University of Chicago defeats the University of Michigan, 7-6
36. November 26, 1896 – a quick conference before a game (huddle) fashioned by Amos Alonzo Stagg of the University of Chicago
37. November 26, 1898 – All the 192 onboard ss Portland “The Titanic of New England” lost their lives en route to Cape Cod wrecked off Cape Ann

20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 26 – The 1900s

38. November 26, 1901 – agreement between Italy and Britain in settling the boundaries of their settlements of Eritrea and Sudan in East Africa
39. November 26, 1905 – Rodney Heath defeats Albert Curtis, 4-6,6-3,6-4,6-4 at the 1st Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Melbourne

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40. November 26, 1909 – 8 Jewish young men formed the association of Sigma Alpha Mu in the City College of New York
41. November 26, 1910 – University of Toronto Blues defeat Hamilton Tigers, 16-7 to hold on to the CFL Grey Cup, at AAA Grounds, Hamilton
42. November 26, 1913 – Russia imposes ban on the Polish audience of speakers
43. November 26, 1913 – an association, Phi Sigma Sigma established at Hunter College in New York City
44. November 26, 1914 – 788 lost their lives when the warship ss HMS Bulwark detonated at Sheerness Harbor, England
45. November 26, 1916 – Greece and Germany engage in war
46. November 26, 1916 – an announcement by US President Woodrow Wilson during his address to the Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati that the business of non-involvement is over and the type of modern war touches all states
47. November 26, 1917 – Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs founded the National Hockey League and with this, the National Hockey Association dissolved

48. November 26, 1917 – A cease-fire offer by the newly formed administration of Russia to Germany and Austria-Hungary
49. November 26, 1918 – The Podgorica Assembly approved unifying Montenegro with the Kingdom of Serbia
50. November 26, 1922 – Discovery of Tutankhamun’s nearly unbroken tomb in Egypt by Howard Carter, an English archaeologist
51. November 26, 1924 – Republic of Mongolian announced
52. November 26, 1925 – accord on commerce and trade agreement between Netherlands and Germany
53. November 26, 1927 – Toronto Balmy Beach beat Hamilton Tigers, 9-6, to achieve their first of 2 Championship -CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto
54. November 26, 1928 – debut show of “Holiday” by Phillip Barry in New York City
55. November 26, 1932 – Bradman, a cricket celebrity, scores 10,000 runs in first-class cricket in 126 innings
56. November 26, 1933 – Camille Chautemps takes charge as Prime Minister of France
57. November 26, 1934 – Karl Barth, a German theologist submits to Nazis
58. November 26, 1934 – Turkish military orders introducing family names

59. November 26, 1939 – in a border skirmish between Finland and Russia, 4 Soviet army people lost their lives
60. November 26, 1940 – students’ demonstration at Leidse
61. November 26, 1940 – Nazis construct barricade the Jewish settlement in Warsaw
62. November 26, 1941 – Bobby Riggs becomes a professional tennis player
63. November 26, 1941 – the chief of the British 8th Army in North Africa, General Alan Cunningham released
64. November 26, 1941 – the capture of Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh, and EI Duda by the British army
65. November 26, 1941 – Japanese Navy travels east of its base en route to Pearl Harbor
66. November 26, 1941 – France declares Lebanon independent
67. November 26, 1942 – debut performance of “Casablanca” guided by Michael Curtiz featuring Humphery Bogart and Ingrid Bergman at Hollywood Theater, NYC (Academy Awards Best Picture 1943)
68. November 26, 1942 – establishment of Anti-fascist Council for National Liberation
69. November 26, 1943 – the last film by Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney entitled “Girl Crazy” announced
70. November 26, 1944 – Navy of friendly nations reaches Antwerp harbor
71. November 26, 1944 – Crematoria of Auschwitz and Birkenau ordered to be demolished by Himmler
72. November 26, 1945 – 15 children were killed in Washington when a school bus collided during snowfall
73. November 26, 1945 – Charlie “Bird” Parker led a record date for Savoy label known as “Greatest Jazz session ever” featuring Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis
74. November 26, 1945 – premiere of “Brief Encounter” on the theme of the one-act play “Still Life” guided by David Lean and featuring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard

75. November 26, 1948 – The Jordan Marsh departmental shop sells the first Polaroid camera at $89.75 based on which Model Camera No.95 became a model for the next 15 years.
76. November 26, 1949 – Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampers, 28-15 to win their first champion title at the CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto
77. November 26, 1949 – The New constitution of India approved by the Indian Constituent Assembly
78. November 26, 1950 – With China sending an army across the Yalu River, China enters the Korean struggle
79. November 26, 1952 – Debut show of a 3-D movie “Bwana Devil” guided by Arch Oboler in Los Angeles. It was promoted as ‘The Miracle of the Age!!! A LIN in your arms!’
80. November 26, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 2 in Boise, ID commences airing the programs on CBS
81. November 26, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 11 in Johnson City, TN commences airing the program on CBS
82. November 26, 1953 – The leader of the Sanbo Kyodan lineage of Zen, Yamada Koun was enlightened
83. November 26, 1954 – Colin Cowdrey plays his first International cricket against Australia at Gabba
84. November 26, 1955 – Last show of “Boy Friend” at Royale Theater NYC after 483 shows
85. November 26, 1955 – Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 34-19to hold the CFL Grey Cup at Empire Stadium, Vancouver

86. November 26, 1955 – Emergency declared in Cyprus
87. November 26, 1956 – premiere of “The Price Is Right” on NBC
88. November 26, 1956 – Vyacheslav Ivanov, a sculls boat winner from USSR achieves a gold medal but loses because of his enthusiasm and jumping for joy; the medal sinks
89. November 26, 1956 – The Norway javelin throw athlete, Egil Danielsen throws to a distance of 85.71 m, to get the gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics
90. November 26, 1956 – Betty Cuthbert, Australian sprinter achieves the most sought-after gold medal, 100m, in 11.5 at the Melbourne Olympics; also gets the 200m four days later
91. November 26, 1956 – Charles Vinci, an American weightlifter achieves the bantamweight (51-54 kgs) gold at the Melbourne Olympics and creates the best in the world 3 lift total of 342.5 kg
92. November 26, 1957 – TV transmission channel 5 in Boston, MA starts airing
93. November 26, 1960 – Ottawa Rough Riders win over Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6 for their 5th CFL Grey Cup at Empire Stadium, Vancouver
94. November 26, 1960 – The name of the Minneapolis-St Paul baseball cub was changed to Twins
95. November 26, 1961 – Jerry Norton of St. Louis, had 4 interceptions for the 2nd time in his professional career
96. November 26, 1961 – The Professional Baseball Rules Committee decides against permitting the spitball, 8-1
97. November 26, 1962 – founding of the Caribbean Air Transport Me NV (CLTM Airlines)

98. November 26, 1962 – Fab Four, under the name The Beatles, start their recording sitting
99. November 26, 1963 – Roger Staubach (QB), Navy achieves the 29th Heisman Trophy Award
100. November 26, 1963 – NL Rookie of the Year award to Pete Rose, 2nd baseman of Cincinnati
101. November 26, 1963 – NASA hurls spaceship Explorer 18
102. November 26, 1965 – NL Rookie of the Year awarded to the 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre of the Dodgers
103. November 26, 1965 – The first missile, weighing 92 lbs A-1 capsule (Asterix) is sent to space by France. The name of the most popular funny figure was given to the missile
104. November 26, 1966 – premiere of “Walking Happy” at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC to give 161 presentations
105. November 26, 1966 – France establishes its first big power plant to produce power using tidal energy at Rance Estuary
106. November 26, 1966 – Saskatchewan Roughriders score their first championship title by defeating Ottawa, 29-14 at the CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver
107. November 26, 1967 – Carl Ward of Browns achieves a 104-yd kickoff return
108. November 26, 1967 -450 people lost their lives when hefty rain poured over Lisbon
109. November 26, 1968 – O.J. Simpson, Southern California awarded the 34th Heisman Trophy
110. November 26, 1969- last performance of Cream at Royal Albert Hall
111. November 26, 1969 – selection by raffle method for military service approved by President Nixon
112. November 26, 1970 – Basse-Terre. Guadeloupe recorded a deluge because of 1.5 inches of rain just in a minute – the most substantial rain so far
113. November 26, 1972 – Pete Gogolak achieves a maximum of 8 points for the NY Giant after a touchdown
114. November 26, 1972 – the detonation of a bomb at the Film Centre Cinema in O’Connell Bridge House in Dublin
115. November 26, 1973 – Rose Mary Woods, personal secretary to Nixon disposed before a federal court that the gap of 18 ½ minutes in the Watergate recording was caused by her unintentionally
116. November 26, 1974 – In Nepal the suspension bridge crumples causing the death of 140 people
117. November 26, 1974 – meeting between Catfish Hunter & Charlie Finley in a negotiating meeting
118. November 26, 1974 – In an International cricket match against India, Greenidge scores 107 runs in the 2nd innings
119. November 26, 1975 – The jury of the US Federal Court was convinced that Lynette Fromme was culpable of trying assassination
120. November 26, 1975 – Atomic test by France at Fangataufa Island
121. November 26, 1975 – the first rookie to achieve MVP was Fred Lynn
122. November 26, 1975 – Atomic test conducted by the US at Nevada Test Site
123. November 26, 1976 – German DR strips singer/poet Wolf Biermann of his nationality

124. November 26, 1976 – a musical “Hey Baby” by Ringo Starr announced
125. November 26, 1976 – premiere of the musical “Anarchy In The UK” by Sex Pistols
126. November 26, 1976 – selection of Willy Brandt, previous Chancellor as chairman of the Socialist International in West Germany (1976-92)
127. November 26, 1977 – Vrillon, declaring himself to be the agent of “Ashtar Galactic Command” takes control of Britain’s South Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM
128. November 26, 1978 – inferno at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY causes the death of 10 people
129. November 26, 1978 – a first film based on the theme ‘homo-sexuality’, “A Question of Love” made
130. November 26, 1978 – Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 20-13 at the CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto
131. November 26, 1978 – The autobiographical book “Mommie Dearest” by Christina Crawford attains the best-seller rank
132. November 26, 1979 – China was readmitted to the Olympics after a gap of 21 years by the International Olympic Committee
133. November 26, 1979 – John Castino earns a tie with Jays Alfredo Griffin for AL Rookie of the Year
134. November 26, 1980 – Spacecraft Columbia fitted to SRBs and external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
135. November 26, 1980 – NL MVP awarded to Mike Schmidt on a unanimous selection
136. November 26, 1982 – appointment of Clyde King as manager of the Yankees
137. November 26, 1982 – Howard Cossell terms his last match with Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb a disparity
138. November 26, 1983 – In a daring robbery at Heathrow Airport, England, the World’s paramount theft, gold worth 26 million pounds (sterling), diamonds, and cash were stolen from Brink’s-Mat warehouse
139. November 26, 1984 – Guy Lafleur steps down after scoring 518 goals and 14 years with Montreal Canadiens
140. November 26, 1984 – New Orleans Saints was put up for sale for $75 million by John W Mercom Jr
141. November 26, 1984 – Kim Hughes turns emotional at the time of stepping down as Australian captain
142. November 26, 1984 – Ambassadorial level relationship re-started between US and Iraq
143. November 26, 1985 – Spacecraft, 23rd series, (61-B) Atlantis 2 sent into space
144. November 26, 1985 – Atomic test by France at Mururoa group of Islands
145. November 26, 1985 – Richard Nixon’s memories were sold to Random House for $3,000,000
146. November 26, 1988 – spacecraft sent to space with Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev, and Jean-Loup Chretien
147. November 26, 1988 – Pioneer 6, spacecraft, orbits close to Earth at 1.87 M km since its launch in 1965
148. November 26, 1989 – Saskatchewan Roughriders vanquish Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40 at CFL Grey Cup, Sky Dome, Toronto, Toronto
149. November 26, 1989 – nomination of Luis Alberto Lacalle as President of Uruguay
150. November 26, 1989 – appointment of Rafael Callejas as president of Honduras
151. November 26, 1990 – M.C. Hammer and Janet Jackson achieve their 1st Billboard Music Awards
152. November 26, 1990 – MCA sold to Matsushita for $6.6 billion
153. November 26, 1990 – Mikhail Gorbachev advises Iraq to leave Kuwait
154. November 26, 1990 – stepping down of Mazowiecki as Prime Minister of Poland
155. November 26, 1990 – An addition to the UN resolution was suggested by the US which made Iraq quit Kuwait by January 1
156. November 26, 1991 – The students of NY High School students were given condoms
157. November 26, 1992 – an honorary freeman of the city of Leicester was awarded to Sir Alec Jeffreys, a British biologist specializing in genetics, who had developed DNP fingerprinting.
158. November 26, 1995 – Spain was victorious over the USA in Valencia Spain (3-2) at the 33rd Tennis Fed Cup
159. November 26, 1995 – A maximum best score for the NFL of 343 touchdown passes was achieved by Dan Marino, QB of the Dolphins
160. November 26, 1995 – In an international ODI cricket match between NZ and India, in Nagpur, NZ scored 348 for 8 in 49 overs
161. November 26, 1995 – Conchita Martinez defeats American Mary Joe Fernandez, 6-3, 6-4 to give Spain an unquestionable lead of 3-0
162. November 26, 1996 – league play finds approval of baseball owners
163. November 26, 1996 -Wendy’s Senior 3 Tour Golf Challenge was achieved by Colbert, Floyd, and Irwin
164. November 26, 1996 – Wendy’s Lady 3 Tour Golf achieved by Couples, Davies, Sheehan and Sorenstam
165. November 26, 1996 – Wendy’s Men’s 3 Tour Golf Challenge was achieved by Couples, Love and Steward
166. November 26, 1997 – Rod Langway’s #5 retired; Wash Capitals last play at US Air stadium
167. November 26, 1998 – Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair, was the first to lecture the Republic of Ireland’s legislature
168. November 26, 1999 – Steve Yzerman achieves his 600th professional goal

21st Century – November 26 This Day In History – The 2000s

169. November 26, 2000 – BC Lions vanquish Montreal Alouettes, 28-26; to win CFL Grey Cup, McMahon Stadium, Calgary
170. November 26, 2003 – The ceasefire offer in Kashmir by Pakistan was accepted by India
171. November 26, 2003 – Concorde aircraft capable of traveling beyond the speed of sound, Mach 1, touches Bristol, England – its last flight
172. November 26, 2004 – a man kills eight students by stabbing and injures four seriously in a hall of residence in Ruzhou, China
173. November 26, 2006 – Ireland was victorious over Pacific Islanders, 61-17 in the final international rugby match held earlier to the destruction of popular Dublin’s Lansdowne Road Arena
174. November 26, 2007 – a musical by Alicia Keys, “Like You’ll Never See Me Again” announced (NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song 2008, Billboard Song of the Year 2008)
175. November 26, 2008 – In an organized attack by radicals supported by Pakistan, 164 people lost their lives and more than 250 were wounded in Mumbai, India
176. November 26, 2011 – a checkpoint maintained by Pakistan was attacked by NATO forces in Afghanistan killing 24 army personnel and injuring 13 others
177. November 26, 2012 – A jet aircraft of the Syrian government drops a bunch of bombs on a playground killing 10 children and wounding 15 people
178. November 26, 2012 – a grant of $32 billion to New York released being the cost of Cyclone Sandy
179. November 26, 2013 – Alec Baldwin’s show “Up Late with Alec Baldwin” was withdrawn after 5 events, due to an outburst in a street taken on video
180. November 26, 2015 – The $5 Zero computer released by UK nonprofit Raspberry Pi was sold out in a day
181. November 26, 2017 – the detonation in a factory in Ningbo, a port in China, causes the death of 2 injuring 30. Many buildings were also razed to the ground
182. November 26, 2017 – There were demonstrations in Honduras during the Presidential voting with claims that there was electoral fraud
183. November 26, 2017 – Lewis Hamilton achieves his 4th F1 World Drivers Championship by winning 2nd at the end of the session. Achieved the title by 46 points from Sebastian.
184. November 26, 2017 – Toronto Argonauts achieve their 17th Championship with a 27-24 victory over Calgary Stampede
185. November 26, 2018 – In Sight spacecraft undertaking launched by NASA took 7 months to land on Mars
186. November 26, 2018 – Russia captures three naval ships belonging to Ukraine. Ukraine announces military rule in areas along the territory of Russia
187. November 26, 2018 – creation of a genetically edited baby by Chinese researcher He Jiakui for the first time
188. November 26, 2018 – American competitor, Lakey Peterson was eliminated surprisingly in her 2nd round; Australian surfer Stephanie achieved her 7th world title at the concluding term at Maui Pro in Hawaii
189. November 26, 2018 – 14,000 jobs are to be axed in North America as per the decision of General Motors to shut down five units in North America
190. November 26, 2018 – WHO introduces a multi-drug method to treat Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo
191. November 26, 2018 – debut show of detective comics (DC) “Aquaman” guided by James Wan, featuring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in London
192. November 26, 2018 – The megabat species, known as spectacled flying foxes, started dying in northern Queensland, Australia as they were unable to withstand the 42 degrees heatwave

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