November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2019 is the 330th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
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November 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1789A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.
- 1842The University of Notre Dame is founded.
- 1909Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
- 1939Shelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrates the incident which is used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.
- 1943World War II: HMT Rohna sunk by the Luftwaffe in an air attack in the Mediterranean north of Béjaïa, Algeria.
- 1986Iran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.
- 2003Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
- 2004Male Po'ouli (Black-faced honeycreeper) dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct.
- 2004Ruzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.
- 20082008 Mumbai attacks by Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba
Who were born on November 26?
- 1288Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (d. 1339)
- 1703Theophilus Cibber, English actor and writer (d. 1758)
- 1828Robert Battey, American surgeon (d. 1895)
- 1832Mary Edwards Walker, American feminist physician (d. 1919)
- 1939Wayland Flowers, American Puppeteer (d. 1988)
- 1945Daniel Davis, American actor
- 1949Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
- 1956Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
- 1961Marcy Walker, American actress
- 1963Mario Elie, American basketball player
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