November 26 Events

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November 26th, 2043 (November 26 2043)EventThe Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.Julius Caesar Quotes
November 26th, 2004 (November 26 2004)EventRuzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.
November 26th, 2003 (November 26 2003)EventConcorde makes its last ever flight over Bristol, England.
November 26th, 1998 (November 26 1998)EventTony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland s parliament.Tony Blair Quotes
November 26th, 1990 (November 26 1990)EventThe Delta II rocket makes its maiden flight.
November 26th, 1986 (November 26 1986)EventIran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.Ronald Reagan Quotes
November 26th, 1983 (November 26 1983)EventBrinks Mat robbery: In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly ?26 million are stolen from the Brinks Mat vault at Heathrow Airport.
November 26th, 1977 (November 26 1977)Event Vrillon , claiming to be the representative of the Ashtar Galactic Command , takes over Britain s Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.
November 26th, 1970 (November 26 1970)EventIn Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever on record.
November 26th, 1968 (November 26 1968)EventVietnam War: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.
November 26th, 1965 (November 26 1965)EventIn the Hammaguir launch facility in the Sahara Desert, France launches a Diamant-A rocket with its first satellite, Asterix-1 on board, becoming the third country to enter outer space.
November 26th, 1950 (November 26 1950)EventKorean War: Troops from the People s Republic of China launch a massive counterattack in North Korea against South Korean and American forces (Battle of Chosin Reservoir), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.
November 26th, 1949 (November 26 1949)EventThe Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India s constitution.
November 26th, 1944 (November 26 1944)EventWorld War II: Germany begins V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium.
November 26th, 1942 (November 26 1942)EventHolocaust: Shoah: 572 Norwegian Jews are deported to Auschwitz on the cargo vessel Donau. This was the first step on the journey to the death camp Auschwitz. Altogether the total number of Jews deported from Norway was 767. 25 of the deported survived.
November 26th, 1942 (November 26 1942)EventWorld War II: Yugoslav Partisans convene the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihac in northwestern Bosnia.
November 26th, 1941 (November 26 1941)EventU.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States.
November 26th, 1939 (November 26 1939)EventShelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrates the incident which is used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.
November 26th, 1922 (November 26 1922)EventHoward Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Egyptian King Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.Howard Carter Quotes
November 26th, 1922 (November 26 1922)EventToll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely distributed).
November 26th, 1918 (November 26 1918)EventThe Podgorica Assembly votes for "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.
November 26th, 1917 (November 26 1917)EventThe National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams.
November 26th, 1913 (November 26 1913)EventPhi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
November 26th, 1909 (November 26 1909)EventSigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
November 26th, 1865 (November 26 1865)EventBattle of Papudo: The Spanish navy engages a combined Peruvian-Chilean fleet north of Valparaiso, Chile.
November 26th, 1863 (November 26 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Mine RunUnion forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.George Ade Quotes
November 26th, 1842 (November 26 1842)EventThe University of Notre Dame is founded.
November 26th, 1825 (November 26 1825)EventAt Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
November 26th, 1805 (November 26 1805)EventOfficial opening of Thomas Telford s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
November 26th, 1789 (November 26 1789)EventA national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.George Washington Quotes
November 26th, 1784 (November 26 1784)EventCatholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
November 26th, 1778 (November 26 1778)EventIn the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
November 26th, 1476 (November 26 1476)EventVlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.
November 26th, 0783 (November 26 0783)EventThe Asturian queen Adosinda is put up in a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.

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