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)
- 1842The University of Notre Dame is founded.
- 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.
- 1970In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1 mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever recorded.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2004Ruzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.
- 20082008 Mumbai attacks by Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba
Who were born on November 26?
- 1897Wim Hesterman, Dutch boxer (d. 1971)
- 1905Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982)
- 1910Cyril Cusack, Irish actor (d. 1993)
- 1937Boris Yegorov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1994)
- 1938Rodney Jory, Australian physicist
- 1967Ridley Jacobs, West Indian cricketer
- 1972Arjun Rampal, Indian actor
- 1974Tammy Lynn Michaels, American actress
- 1976Andreas Augustsson, Swedish footballer
- 1977John Parrish, American baseball player
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