November 26 in History
579November 26, 579:
The Roman Catholic Church’s Pope Benedict I is succeeded by Pope Pelagius II.
1789November 26, 1789:
Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States for the first time after it was approved by Congress and President George Washington.
1865November 26, 1865:
The children’s fantasy novel, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is published.
1917November 26, 1917:
The National Hockey League is established in Montreal, Canada.
1922November 26, 1922:
The silent drama film, “The Toll of the Sea” is premiered in New York.
1924November 26, 1924:
The Mongolian People’s Republic is proclaimed following the defeat of the Chinese and White Russians.
- November 26, 1924:
35-year-old Charlie Chaplin marries 16-year-old actress Lita Grey.
1942November 26, 1942:
The American romantic drama film, “Casablanca” premieres in New York City.
1982November 26, 1982:
Nakasone Yasuhiro becomes Japan’s Prime Minister.
2008November 26, 2008:
The Mumbai terrorist attack is coordinated by ten gunmen who are suspected to be members of the terrorist organisation from Pakistan known as Lashkar-e-Taiba.