November 26

1789

The first national Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. was proclaimed by President George Washington.

1922

Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon became the first to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen (Tut) since it was sealed in 1323 B.C.

1940

The Nazis began to force Warsaw's Jews to live in a walled ghetto.

1950

China entered the Korean War.

1975

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, was found guilty of trying to assassinate President Ford.

1998

Tony Blair became the first British prime minister to speak to the Irish parliament.

2000

Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner in Florida's presidential balloting.

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