November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2018 was the 330th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 43 BCThe Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (“Octavian”, later “Caesar Augustus”), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.
- 1825At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
- 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.
- 1918The Podgorica Assembly votes for “union of the people”, declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.
- 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.
- 1983Brink’s-MAT robbery: In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly £26 million are stolen from the Brink’s-MAT vault at Heathrow Airport.
- 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.
- 20082008 Mumbai attacks by Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba
Who were born on November 26?
- 1792Sarah Grimké, American abolitionist and feminist (d. 1873)
- 1904Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
- 1907Ruth Patrick, American botanist
- 1941Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano
- 1945Daniel Davis, American actor
- 1949Juanin Clay, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1961Lisa Moretti, American professional wrestler
- 1970John Amaechi, American-born British basketball player
- 1977Ivan Basso, Italian bicyclist
- 1978Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack)
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