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November 26 it is the 330th (three hundred and thirty) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar and the 331st in leap years.

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

November 26 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 783: in Spain, Adosinda (Queen of Asturias) is admitted to a monastery to prevent her nephew Alfonso from retaking the throne of Asturias by snatching it from Mauregato.
  • 1033: in Ramla and Nablus (Palestine), an earthquake leaves 70,000 dead. It could also have happened during the following year.
  • 1560: in the Viceroyalty of Peru the fair and pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe begins.
  • 1585: the first two members of the Society of Jesus arrive in the town of Santiago del Estero (at that time in the Missions of Paraguay, and currently in central Argentina).
  • 1601: in the Zeeland region of the Netherlands, a flood makes the village of Vremdijke disappear forever (also Vroondijk, Vremdic, Frondic or Vrandic).
  • 1802: the first group of Afro-Caribbean Garífunas arrived in Guatemala, led by Marco Sánchez.
  • 1812: Napoleon’s troops, in their retreat from the invasion of Russia, are hit and massacred by Russian armies during the crossing of the Berezina River.
  • 1820: in the city of Trujillo (Venezuela), the government of the Republic of Gran Colombia and the kingdom of Spain sign the War Regularization Treaty, which puts an end to the “War to the Death” between patriots and royalists. This treaty is the forerunner of International Humanitarian Law in the West. Its main editor is the Venezuelan Antonio José de Sucre.
  • 1838: in Madrid the Law of Primary Instruction is promulgated.
  • 1844: in Spain, General Ramón María Narváez is appointed president of the Council of Ministers for the first time.
  • 1861: Colombia adopts its current flag.
  • 1865: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, under the better known pseudonym Lewis Carroll published Alice in Wonderland
  • 1865: in Chile the Naval Combat of Papudo is fought, in the Spanish-South American war. The corvette Esmeralda (from Chile, under the command of Captain Juan Williams Rebolledo) defeats and captures the schooner Virgen de la Covadonga (from Spain).
  • 1871: in Havana, Federico Capdevilla delivers his famous defense of the eight medical students, who, however, will be shot the next day by the Spanish Government.
  • 1897: in Madrid (Spain), King Alfonso XIII offers autonomy to his colonies in Cuba and Puerto Rico.
  • 1905: in Russia a revolutionary railway strike is carried out.
  • 1916: in the framework of the First World War, the Greek Government of Eleftherios Venizelos declares war on Germany.
  • 1917: The Manchester Guardian publishes the secret Sykes-Picot Agreement between the United Kingdom and France.
  • 1925: Club Sport México is founded in Costa Rica, currently defunct.
  • 1939: the Soviet village of Mainila (40 km NW of Leningrad, and 120 km SE of the Finnish border) is bombarded by Soviet artillery (Mainila Incident. The Soviet Union accuses the Finnish army of this, which served as a pretext to start the Winter War.
  • 1940: in Jilava prison – a village 10 km south of Bucharest (Romania) – members of the anti-Semitic Iron Guard, in revenge for the previous assassination of their leaders in 1938, murder 64 prisoners. (Killing of Jilava).
  • 1942: the dramatic romance film Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, is released in the United States. It will be nominated for eight Oscars and will win those for best film, best director and best adapted screenplay.
  • 1944: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the Boca football club beats Racing Club 3-0 at home and becomes champion of the First Division (Argentina) for the sixth time and is two-time champion for the second time.
  • 1948: in the city of Dublin (Ireland), the Parliament approves the total independence and the separation of the United Kingdom.
  • 1950: general elections are held in Uruguay. The Andrés Martínez Trueba-Alfeo Brum formula wins.
  • 1951: in Paraguay, the government ends the state of war with West Germany, and diplomatic, commercial and financial relations are reestablished.
  • 1951: in Argentina the Republic of Children is inaugurated, a theme park with small-scale public buildings.
  • 1954: in Tokyo, boxer Pascual Pérez established himself as the first Argentine world champion by beating Yoshio Shirai on points, in a unanimous decision in a 15-round fight.
  • 1961: in Limones Cantero (Palmarito farm, Río de Ay neighborhood, Trinidad municipality), in the province of Las Villas, the band of Julio Emilio Carretero Escajadillo, Pedro González Sánchez and Braulio Amador Quesada ―in the framework of the organized terrorist attacks by the US CIA – they kidnap and assassinate the literacy brigade Manuel Ascunce Domenech (16), along with his student, the peasant Pedro Lantigua Ortega (43).
  • 1965: from the Hammaguira facilities (in the Sahara desert), France launches a Diamant-A rocket with the Asterix-1 (or A-1) satellite on board, becoming the first country, after the two superpowers, to put a satellite in orbit.
  • 1965: in Ecuador, the Military Junta that ruled the country proceeds to declare November 26 of each year as the Day of the National Anthem of Ecuador. The decree was issued on November 24.
  • 1967: The children’s program En Familia con Chabelo is broadcast for the first time on XEW TV, with Xavier López “Chabelo” as the owner and producer.
  • 1970: in the Grand Cul-de-Sac bay, on the island of St. Barts (Saint Barthelemy, Guadeloupe) the record of maximum rain fall in a single minute is registered: 38 mm.
  • 1981: in New Delhi, during the assembly of the Federation for the Asian Games, the creation of the Olympic Council of Asia is decided.
  • 1985: Mexico puts its Morelos II satellite into orbit.
  • 1989: general elections are held in Uruguay; Luis Alberto Lacalle is elected president, and in Montevideo Tabaré Vázquez is elected mayor. At the same time, a pension reform plebiscite is held, which is widely approved by the citizens.
  • 1989: general elections are held in Honduras; President Rafael Leonardo Callejas, president of that country for the period 1990-1994, is elected.
  • 1991: Michael Jackson releases the album Dangerous.
  • 1991: The Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin, releases his self-titled debut solo studio album titled Ricky Martin (1991), produced by the Spanish Mariano Pérez Bautista.
  • 1997: the Andalusian Economic and Social Council is created in Spain.
  • 2003: the Concorde plane makes the last of its flights.
  • 2004: an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale occurs in Papua (Indonesia), leaving 17 dead and 125 injured.
  • 2005: in Spain the environmental youth organization Jóvenes Verdes is founded.
  • 2005: Belarus wins the Children’s Eurovision Song Contest.
  • 2006: in Ecuador, Rafael Correa is elected president.
  • 2008: a series of bomb attacks took place in different luxury hotels in the Indian city of Bombay, mostly Jewish centers, with a balance of close to 200 dead, including Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg.
  • 2009: twelve Catalan newspapers jointly publish the editorial La dignidad de Catalunya defending the 2006 Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, under review by the Constitutional Court of Spain.
  • 2011: NASA launches the Curiosity SUV, bound for Mars.
  • 2014: Huracán de Parque Patricios is champion of the Argentine Cup after beating Rosario Central on penalties 5-4.
  • 2017: Agung volcano eruption in Bali, Indonesia, causing the evacuation of thousands of people.
  • 2017: in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, the sixty-sixth Miss Universe pageant ends, with the South African Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters being crowned the winner.
  • 2018: NASA’s InSight mission lands on Mars, with the aim of investigating the Martian subsoil.
  • 2019: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Albania, leaving dozens injured and dead.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

November 26 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1288: Go-Daigo, Japanese emperor (d. 1339).
  • 1604: Johannes Bach, German composer (d. 1673).
  • 1607: John Harvard, British priest (d. 1638).
  • 1678: Jean-Jacques Dortous de Mairan, French mathematician, astronomer and geophysicist (d. 1771).
  • 1731 – William Cowper, British poet (d. 1800).
  • 1786: José María Queipo de Llano, Spanish politician and historian, president between 1835 and 1836 (f. 1843).
  • 1799: Mariano José de Escalada, Argentine bishop (d. 1870).
  • 1820: Ezequiel Montes Ledesma, Mexican politician (d. 1883).
  • 1822: Eduardo Benot, Spanish politician, writer and mathematician (d. 1907).
  • 1826: Juan Pablo Rojas Paul, Venezuelan politician and president (d. 1905).
  • 1837: Tigran Chujacheán, Armenian composer (d. 1898).
  • 1857: Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913).
  • 1862: Marc Aurel Stein, Hungarian-British archaeologist (d. 1943).
  • 1864: Auguste Charlois, French astronomer (d. 1910).
  • 1871: Luigi Sturzo, Italian priest and politician (d. 1959).
  • 1876 ​​- Willis Haviland Carrier, American engineer, inventor of air conditioning (d. 1950).
  • 1878: Marshall Taylor, American cyclist (d. 1932).
  • 1888: Francisco Canaro, Uruguayan composer, violinist and conductor (f. 1964).
  • 1892: Kai Nielsen, Danish sculptor (d. 1924).
  • 1892: Joe Guyon, American football player (d. 1971).
  • 1894: Norbert Wiener, American mathematician (d. 1964).
  • 1895: William Griffith, “Bill Wilson”, American activist (d. 1971).
  • 1897: Luis Batlle Berres, Uruguayan politician and president (d. 1964).
  • 1897: Manuel A. Odría, Peruvian president (d. 1974).
  • 1898: Karl Ziegler, German chemist, 1963 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry (d. 1973).
  • 1898: Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan soccer player (d. 1967).
  • 1899: Miguel Román Garrido, Spanish military (d. 1960).
  • 1902: Maurice Mac McDonald, American businessman (d. 1971).
  • 1902: Carolina Álvarez Prado, Argentine painter (d. 1986).
  • 1903: Sebastián Piana, Argentine tango musician (f. 1994).
  • 1905: Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982).
  • 1905: Emlyn Williams, British actor and playwright (d. 1987).
  • 1906: Rodrigo Uría González, Spanish lawyer (f. 2001).
  • 1907: Ruth Patrick, American botanist (d. 2013).
  • 1908: Charles Forte, businessman and British magnate (d. 2007).
  • 1908: Lefty Gomez, American baseball player (d. 1989).
  • 1909: Frances Dee, American actress (d. 2004).
  • 1909: Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-French playwright (d. 1994).
  • 1911: Samuel Reshevsky, American chess player of Polish origin (d. 1992).
  • 1911: Robert Marchand, French cyclist.
  • 1913: Josep Antoni Coderch, Spanish architect (d. 1984).
  • 1915: Earl Wild, American pianist (d. 2010).
  • 1918: Patricio Aylwin, Chilean politician (d. 2016).
  • 1919: Frederik Pohl, American science fiction writer (d. 2013).
  • 1919: Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish politician and statesman (d. 2010).
  • 1922: José María López de Letona, Spanish politician and engineer.
  • 1922: Charles M. Schulz, American comic book artist (d. 2000).
  • 1922: Carmen Vallejo, Argentine actress and comedian (d. 2013).
  • 1925: Gregorio Álvarez, Uruguayan general and dictator (d. 2016).
  • 1931: Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine architect, artist and pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1980.
  • 1932: Diozel Pérez, Chilean journalist (d. 2012).
  • 1933: Robert Goulet, American singer and actor (d. 2007).
  • 1936: Evita Chachita Muñoz, Mexican actress (d. 2016).
  • 1939: Tina Turner, American singer.
  • 1939: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malay politician.
  • 1941: Thomas Defler, American primatologist.
  • 1943: Juan Giménez López, Argentine cartoonist (f. 2020).
  • 1944: Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentine writer, cartoonist and humorist (f. 2007).
  • 1944: Jean Terrell, American singer, of the band The Supremes.
  • 1945: Daniel Davis, American actor.
  • 1945: John McVie, British musician of the band Fleetwood Mac.
  • 1946: Itamar Singer, Romanian-Israeli writer and historian (d. 2012).
  • 1948: Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer.
  • 1948: Elizabeth Blackburn, Australian biochemist, 2009 Nobel Prize winner for medicine.
  • 1948: Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1949: Juan Acevedo Fernández de Paredes, Peruvian cartoonist.
  • 1951: Ilona Staller, Italian actress and politician.
  • 1952: Paco Flores, Spanish soccer coach.
  • 1956: Dale Jarrett, American Formula 1 driver.
  • 1959: Aizpea Goenaga, Spanish actress and filmmaker.
  • 1961: Lisa Moretti, American professional wrestler.
  • 1963: Lydia Bosch, Spanish actress.
  • 1963: José Luis Zalazar, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1964: Inés Estévez, Argentine actress.
  • 1964: Vreni Schneider, Swiss skier.
  • 1965: Javier Malosetti, Argentine musician.
  • 1966: Garcelle Beauvais, Haitian actress.
  • 1968: Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, Spanish aristocrat.
  • 1969: Shawn Kemp, American basketball player.
  • 1972: Emilio Buale, Equatorial Guinean actor.
  • 1972: James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner saga.
  • 1972: Arjun Rampal, Indian actor.
  • 1973: Peter Facinelli, American actor.
  • 1973: Paula Vázquez, presenter and Spanish actress.
  • 1974: Omar Chaparro, Mexican actor and singer.
  • 1974: José Miguel Viñuela, Chilean television host.
  • 1975: Gerardo Bedoya, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1975: DJ Khaled, American record producer.
  • 1976: Maven Huffman, American professional wrestler.
  • 1977: Ivan Basso, Italian cyclist.
  • 1978: Matthew Taylor, American bassist, of the band Motion City Soundtrack.
  • 1979: Deborah Secco, Brazilian actress.
  • 1980: Albert Montañés, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1981: Natasha Bedingfield, British singer.
  • 1982: Justin York, American guitarist.
  • 1984: Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (f. 2007).
  • 1986: Trevor Morgan, American actor.
  • 1987: Kat DeLuna, American singer.
  • 1988: Yumi Kobayashi, Japanese model.
  • 1988: Leonardo Pavoletti, Italian footballer.
  • 1989: Mariflor Martin, crocs sneaker model, gummy bear critic, dog tamer, hard to forget, future best mom in the galaxy, so hot it hurts.
  • 1990: Avery Bradley, American basketball player.
  • 1990: Rita Ora, British singer of Kosovar origin.
  • 1990: Danny Welbeck, British footballer.
  • 1990: Chip, British rapper.
  • 1990: San Holo, Dutch disc jockey
  • 1991: Manolo Gabbiadini, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Anuel AA, Puerto Rican singer.
  • 1993: Benito Cerati, Chilean singer and musician, son of Argentine guitarist Gustavo Cerati.
  • 1995: James Guy, British swimmer.
  • 1999: Perr Schuurs, Dutch footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

November 26 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 399: Siricio, 38th Roman pope (b. 334).
  • 1504: Isabel La Católica, Castilian queen (b.1451).
  • 1627: Juan de Mesa, Cordovan Baroque sculptor (b. 1583).
  • 1668: Philippe Quinault, French poet (b.1635).
  • 1851: Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French military and politician (b. 1769).
  • 1855: Adam Mickiewicz, Polish poet and patriot (b. 1798).
  • 1857: Joseph von Eichendorff, German poet (b. 1788).
  • 1896: Benjamin Apthorp Gould, American astronomer (b. 1824).
  • 1909: Luis A. Martínez, Ecuadorian writer and politician (b. 1869).
  • 1911: Paul Lafargue, French physician and politician of Cuban origin (b. 1842).
  • 1919: Felipe Ángeles, Mexican general (b. 1868).
  • 1926 – John Moses Browning, American inventor (b.1855).
  • 1936: Aurelio Cabrera Gallardo, Spanish sculptor, teacher, illustrator and archaeologist (b. 1870).
  • 1936: Max Schreck, German actor (b.1879).
  • 1937: Alejandro Vega Matus, Nicaraguan composer (b. 1875).
  • 1948: Hans Möser, German Nazi SS officer (b.1906).
  • 1954: Juan Gualberto Guevara, Peruvian bishop (b. 1882).
  • 1956 – Tommy Dorsey, American jazz trombonist and big band conductor (b.1905).
  • 1959: Albert William Ketèlbey, British composer, conductor and pianist (b. 1875).
  • 1960: Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, Colombian lawyer, journalist and politician (b.1910).
  • 1963: Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian-American soprano (b. 1882).
  • 1964: Julio Sosa (the Man of Tango), Uruguayan singer (b.1926).
  • 1968: Arnold Zweig, German writer (b. 1887).
  • 1969: La Niña de los Peines, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1890).
  • 1971: Santiago Alberione, Italian Priest (b. 1884).
  • 1980: Rachel Roberts, British actress (b.1927).
  • 1981: Max Euwe, Dutch chess player (b.1901).
  • 1981: Regino Sainz de la Maza, Spanish guitarist (b. 1896).
  • 1985: Pablo Serrano, Spanish sculptor (b.1908).
  • 1985: Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician (b.1910).
  • 1986: Sergio De Cecco, Argentine journalist, actor, playwright and screenwriter (b. 1931).
  • 1991 – Lawrence Ray Heckard, American botanist and geneticist (b.1923).
  • 1992: Ramon Calsina Baró, Spanish painter and draftsman (b.1901).
  • 1992: Felipe Calvo y Calvo, Spanish scientist (b. 1919).
  • 1992: Néstor Perlongher, Argentine poet and writer (b. 1949).
  • 1994: Arturo Rivera y Damas, Salvadoran bishop (b.1923).
  • 2002: Polo Montañez, Cuban singer-songwriter; traffic accident (b. 1955).
  • 2003: Soulja Slim, American rapper (b. 1977).
  • 2005: Mark Craney, American drummer, of the band Jethro Tull (b. 1952).
  • 2005: George Best, British footballer (b.1946).
  • 2006: Isaac Gálvez, Spanish cyclist (b. 1975).
  • 2006: Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b.1933).
  • 2007: Manuel Badenes, Spanish footballer (b. 1928).
  • 2008: Edna Parker, American woman, considered the oldest person in the world from August 13, 2007 until her death (b. 1893).
  • 2010: Francisco Fernández del Riego, Spanish writer and politician (b.1913).
  • 2010: Merlina Licht, Argentine lawyer and journalist (b. 1968).
  • 2011: Ron Lyle, American boxer (b.1941).
  • 2011: Odumegwu Ojukwu, Nigerian Governor (b.1933).
  • 2012: Joseph Edward Murray, American physician, Nobel laureate in medicine and pioneer in organ transplantation (b.1919).
  • 2013: Arik Einstein, Israeli singer, songwriter and actor (b.1939).
  • 2014: Ángel Tulio Zof, Argentine soccer player and coach (b.1928).
  • 2017: Oscar Alem, Argentine musician, pianist, double bass player and composer (b.1941).
  • 2018: Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian filmmaker (b.1941).
  • 2018: Stephen Hillenburg, American animator, producer and biologist, creator of the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants (b.1961).
  • 2018ː Montserrat Tresserras i Dou, Spanish swimmer (b.1930)

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

November 26 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Ecuador: Day of the National Anthem of Ecuador, Hail, oh homeland.
  • Peru: Guadalupe (Pacasmayo) Fair and pilgrimage in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe de Pascamayo.
  • Argentina:
    • Chemist’s Day, In honor of Enrique Herrero Ducloux, the first graduate of the doctorate in Chemistry from the School of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires.
    • National Humorist Day. In commemoration of the birthday of the cartoonist, Roberto ‘el Negro’ Fontanarrosa.
  • Metal Woman’s Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

November 26 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Alypius the Stylite
  • Saint Amador of Autun
  • Saint Ammonius of Nitria
  • Saint Basso of Reims
  • San Belino
  • Saint Conrad of Constance
  • Saint Didius
  • Santo Domingo Nguyen Van Xuyên
  • San Esiquio (bishop)
  • San Estyliano
  • Saint Faust (martyr)
  • St. John Berchmans
  • Saint Leonardo of Porto Maurizio
  • San Nicón
  • Saint Pachomius (bishop)
  • Saint Silvestre Gozzolini
  • Saint Siricius
  • Saint Theodore (bishop)
  • Saint Thomas Dinh Viét Du
  • Blessed Cayetana Sterni
  • Blessed Delfina de Sabran
  • Blessed Hugo Taylor
  • Blessed Humble Pirozzo
  • Blessed Jacobo Alberione
  • Blessed Marmaduco Bowes
  • Blessed Pontius of Faucigny

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Sagittarius Predictions – Lucky Days and Numbers – Dorian’s Secrets

November 26 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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