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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1778In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
- 1805Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
- 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.
- 1922Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.
- 1944World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth’s shop on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.
- 1991National Assembly of Azerbaijan abolishes the autonomous status of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of Azerbaijan and renames several cities back to their original names.
- 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
- 20112011 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?
- 1897Wim Hesterman, Dutch boxer (d. 1971)
- 1907Ruth Patrick, American botanist
- 1915Earl Wild, American pianist (d. 2010)
- 1948Marianne Muellerleile, American actress
- 1949Juanin Clay, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1954Velupillai Prabhakaran, Leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Ceylon (d. 2009)
- 1970John Amaechi, American-born British basketball player
- 1971Ronald “Winky” Wright, American boxer
- 1981Natalie Gauci, Australian singer
- 1990Avery Bradley, American basketball player
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