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Friday November 26, 2021

November 26: Day of the Week

November 26, 2021 is the 330th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

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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.
  • 1476
    Vlad 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.
  • 1784
    The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
  • 1805
    Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
  • 1825
    At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
  • 1922
    Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between is the first film to do so but it is not widely distributed).
  • 1950
    Korean War: Troops from the People’s Republic of China launch a massive counterattack in North Korea against South Korean and United Nations forces (Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River and Battle of Chosin Reservoir), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.
  • 1968
    Vietnam 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.
  • 1970
    In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1 mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever recorded.
  • 2011
    2011 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?

  • 1897
    Wim Hesterman, Dutch boxer (d. 1971)
  • 1909
    Fritz Buchloh, German football player and coach (d. 1998)
  • 1915
    Earl Wild, American pianist (d. 2010)
  • 1918
    Patricio Aylwin, former President of Chile
  • 1919
    Frederik Pohl, American science fiction writer
  • 1945
    Daniel Davis, American actor
  • 1951
    Cicciolina, Italian pornographic actress and politician
  • 1960
    Chuck Eddy, American music journalist
  • 1973
    Peter Facinelli, American actor
  • 1976
    Andreas Augustsson, Swedish footballer

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