November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2022 is the 330th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 783The Asturian queen Adosinda is put up in a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.
- 1784The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
- 1805Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
- 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.
- 1965In 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.
- 1968Vietnam 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2004Ruzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1436Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 1463)
- 1869Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
- 1878Marshall Taylor, American cyclist (d. 1932)
- 1942Dang Thuy Tram, Vietnamese civilian doctor (d. 1970)
- 1945Björn von Sydow, Swedish politician
- 1945John McVie, British musician (Fleetwood Mac)
- 1946Art Shell, American football player and coach
- 1956Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
- 1969Shawn Kemp, American basketball player
- 1986Bauke Mollema, Dutch cyclist
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