November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2017 is the 330th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
November 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1476Vlad 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.
- 1778In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
- 1842The University of Notre Dame is founded.
- 1913Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
- 1944World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth’s shop on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.
- 1970In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1 mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever recorded.
- 1977'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain’s Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 pm.
- 1986Iran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.
- 1998Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.
- 20112011 NATO attack in Pakistan: NATO forces in Afghanistan attack a Pakistani checkpost in a friendly fire incident, killing 24 soldiers and wounding 13 others.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1869Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
- 1885Heinrich Brüning, German politician (d. 1970)
- 1918Patricio Aylwin, former President of Chile
- 1924Michael Holiday, British singer (d. 1963)
- 1931Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
- 1939Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysian politician, 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia
- 1946Art Shell, American football player and coach
- 1966Fahed Dermech, Tunisian footballer
- 1982Dallas Johnson, Australian rugby league player
- 1990Chipmunk, British rapper
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