On This Day: November 26th

This is 331st day of the year and 35 days remain in the year.

in history
The first national Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. was proclaimed by President George Washington.
Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon became the first to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen (Tut) since it was sealed in 1323 B.C.
The Nazis began to force Warsaw's Jews to live in a walled ghetto.
China entered the Korean War.
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, was found guilty of trying to assassinate President Ford.
Tony Blair became the first British prime minister to speak to the Irish parliament.
Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner in Florida's presidential balloting.
November 26 Birthdays
Eugene Ionesco1909–1994, French playwright.
Ellen G. Whitereligious figure
Lil' Fizzrapper, actor
Charles Schulzcartoonist
John Harvardfounder of Harvard College
Sarah Moore Grimkeabolitionist
Katharine DrexelRoman Catholic nun and saint
Norbert Wienermathematician and educator
Mary Edwards Walkersurgeon and feminist
Willis Carrierair conditioning pioneer
Robert Gouletsinger, actor
Tina Turnerrhythm and blues singer

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.