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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 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.
- 1784The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
- 1805Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
- 1865Battle of Papudo: A Spanish navy Schooner is defeated by a Chilean Corvette north of Valparaiso, Chile.
- 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.
- 1944World War II: Germany begins V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium.
- 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.
- 1986Iran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.
- 1990The Delta II rocket makes its maiden flight.
- 2003Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1857Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913)
- 1904Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
- 1905Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982)
- 1908Lefty Gomez, American baseball player (d. 1989)
- 1924George Segal, American Pop Sculptor (d. 2000)
- 1931Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
- 1942Dang Thuy Tram, Vietnamese civilian doctor (d. 1970)
- 1956Don Lake, Canadian television writer
- 1967Ridley Jacobs, West Indian cricketer
- 1971Ronald “Winky” Wright, American boxer
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