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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1805Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
- 1825At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
- 1865Battle of Papudo: A Spanish navy Schooner is defeated by a Chilean Corvette north of Valparaiso, Chile.
- 1918The Podgorica Assembly votes for “union of the people”, declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.
- 1943World War II: HMT Rohna sunk by the Luftwaffe in an air attack in the Mediterranean north of Béjaïa, Algeria.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1991National Assembly of Azerbaijan abolishes the autonomous status of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of Azerbaijan and renames several cities back to their original names.
- 1998Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.
- 2003Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
Who were born on November 26?
- 1436Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 1463)
- 1703Theophilus Cibber, English actor and writer (d. 1758)
- 1889Albert Dieudonné, French actor and novelist (d. 1976)
- 1897Wim Hesterman, Dutch boxer (d. 1971)
- 1908Charles Forte, Scottish hotelier (d. 2007)
- 1925Eugene Istomin, American pianist (d. 2003)
- 1960Harold Reynolds, American baseball player
- 1969Kara Walker, American artist
- 1979B.J. Averell, American reality television contestant
- 1986Konstadinos Filippidis, Greek pole vaulter
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