November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2019 is the 330th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1476Vlad 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.
- 1789A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.
- 1842The University of Notre Dame is founded.
- 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).
- 1917The National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams.
- 1944World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth’s shop on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.
- 1949The Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India’s constitution presented by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
- 2003Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
- 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?
- 1899Bruno Hauptmann, German kidnapper of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III (d. 1936)
- 1909Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-born French playwright (d. 1994)
- 1914Charles Breijer, Dutch photographer (d. 2011)
- 1939Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysian politician, 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia
- 1951Cicciolina, Italian pornographic actress and politician
- 1976Andreas Augustsson, Swedish footballer
- 1976Brian Schneider, American baseball player
- 1977Paris Lenon, American football player
- 1984Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (d. 2007)
- 1990Danny Welbeck, English footballer
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