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Thursday November 26, 2020

November 26: Day of the Week

November 26, 2020 is the 331st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

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November 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 783
    The Asturian queen Adosinda is put up in a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.
  • 1778
    In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
  • 1825
    At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
  • 1863
    President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November (since 1941, on the fourth Thursday).
  • 1865
    Battle of Papudo: A Spanish navy Schooner is defeated by a Chilean Corvette north of Valparaiso, Chile.
  • 1913
    Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
  • 1922
    Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.
  • 1949
    The Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India’s constitution presented by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
  • 1970
    In 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.

Who were born on November 26?

  • 1909
    Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-born French playwright (d. 1994)
  • 1909
    Fritz Buchloh, German football player and coach (d. 1998)
  • 1924
    Michael Holiday, British singer (d. 1963)
  • 1938
    Rich Little, Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1947
    Roger Wehrli, American football player
  • 1953
    Harry Carson, American football player
  • 1956
    Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • 1974
    Tammy Lynn Michaels, American actress
  • 1976
    Maven Huffman, American professional wrestler
  • 1992
    Louis Ducruet, son of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

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