November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2020 is the 331st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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.
- 1778In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
- 1825At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
- 1863President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November (since 1941, on the fourth Thursday).
- 1865Battle of Papudo: A Spanish navy Schooner is defeated by a Chilean Corvette north of Valparaiso, Chile.
- 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.
- 1949The Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India’s constitution presented by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
- 1970In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1 mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever recorded.
- 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.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1909Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-born French playwright (d. 1994)
- 1909Fritz Buchloh, German football player and coach (d. 1998)
- 1924Michael Holiday, British singer (d. 1963)
- 1938Rich Little, Canadian comedian and actor
- 1947Roger Wehrli, American football player
- 1953Harry Carson, American football player
- 1956Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
- 1974Tammy Lynn Michaels, American actress
- 1976Maven Huffman, American professional wrestler
- 1992Louis Ducruet, son of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
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