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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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.
- 1789A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.
- 1909Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
- 1913Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
- 1917The National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1904Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
- 1924George Segal, American Pop Sculptor (d. 2000)
- 1925Eugene Istomin, American pianist (d. 2003)
- 1938Porter J. Goss, American Central Intelligence Agency director
- 1945Daniel Davis, American actor
- 1949Vincent A. Mahler, American educator
- 1954Velupillai Prabhakaran, Leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Ceylon (d. 2009)
- 1973Peter Facinelli, American actor
- 1986Trevor Morgan, American actor
- 1990Avery Bradley, American basketball player
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