November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2015 was the 330th day of the year 2015 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 43 BCThe Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (“Octavian”, later “Caesar Augustus”), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.
- 1784The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
- 1909Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
- 1917The National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams.
- 1944World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth’s shop on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.
- 1944World War II: Germany begins V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium.
- 1986Iran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.
- 1990The Delta II rocket makes its maiden flight.
- 1998Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.
- 20082008 Mumbai attacks by Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba
Who were born on November 26?
- 1832Karl Rudolf König, German physicist (d. 1901)
- 1898Karl Ziegler, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
- 1915Earl Wild, American pianist (d. 2010)
- 1939Tina Turner, American singer and actress
- 1942Olivia Cole, American actress
- 1944Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes)
- 1951Cicciolina, Italian pornographic actress and politician
- 1961Marcy Walker, American actress
- 1986Trevor Morgan, American actor
- 1990Chipmunk, British rapper
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