November 26: Day of the Week
November 26, 2019 was the 330th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 35 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 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.
- 1918The Podgorica Assembly votes for “union of the people”, declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.
- 1922Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between is the first film to do so but it is not widely distributed).
- 1942World War II: Yugoslav Partisans convene the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihać in northwestern Bosnia.
- 1943World War II: HMT Rohna sunk by the Luftwaffe in an air attack in the Mediterranean north of Béjaïa, Algeria.
- 1968Vietnam War: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.
- 1991National Assembly of Azerbaijan abolishes the autonomous status of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of Azerbaijan and renames several cities back to their original names.
- 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?
- 1885Heinrich Brüning, German politician (d. 1970)
- 1897Wim Hesterman, Dutch boxer (d. 1971)
- 1902Maurice McDonald, American fast food pioneer (d. 1971)
- 1909Frances Dee, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1939Wayland Flowers, American Puppeteer (d. 1988)
- 1951Cicciolina, Italian pornographic actress and politician
- 1954Velupillai Prabhakaran, Leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Ceylon (d. 2009)
- 1960Harold Reynolds, American baseball player
- 1969Shawn Kemp, American basketball player
- 1988Yumi Kobayashi, Japanese fashion model
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