November 26 in History – What happened on 26 November in Past

26 November - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on November 26, the day number in a year is 330 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 331. November 26 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

November 26 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
43Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, andMark Antony formed the Second Triumvirate alliance.
1161A Song dynasty fleet defeated Jin dynasty ships in a naval engagement on the Yangtze river during the Jin–Song Wars.
1527Pope Clemens VII made a pact with Emperor Carol the First.
1688King Louis Fourteenth of France declared war against the Netherlands.
1716First lion shown in Boston in America
1741Franco-Bavarian troops commanded the Maurice of Saxony Hurricane Prague.
1764France prohibited the Jesuit Anord.
1784The Roman Catholic Apostolic Prefecture was established in the United States.
1805The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the longest and highest aqueduct inGreat Britain, opened.
1805The Pontcisille Aqueduct opened in Wales, it is 1,007 ft 307 m) long and 126 ft 38 m) long.
1825The first college fraternity was founded at Kappa Alpha Union College, New York).
1842The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, US, was founded as an all-maleinstitution by members of the Roman Catholic Congregation of Holy Cross.
1842University of Notre Dame was established.
1851Telegraph connection started between London and Paris.
1867The first customized environment rail car was patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit.
1885The meteorite was photographed for the first time.
1894German mathematician and physicist Henry Rodlak Hertz died at the age of 37.
1917Unable to resolve disputes with Eddie Livingstone, owner of theToronto Blueshirts, the other ice hockey clubs of Canada's NationalHockey Association officially agreed to leave that sports league and toform a new one-the National Hockey League.
1921Verghese Kurien, the father of the country's white revolution, was born.
1922Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon became the first people toenter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3,000 years.
1939The Soviet Red Army shelled Mainila and then claimed that the fire originated from Finland, giving them a casus belli to launch the Winter War a few days later.
1942The film Casablanca starring Humphrey Bogartand Ingrid Bergman, premiered at the Hollywood Theatre in New York Cityto coincide with the Allied invasion of North Africa and the capture ofCasablanca.
1948The world's first Polaroid camera sold in Boston, USA.
1949The Constitution of Azad India was signed by the President of the Constituent Assembly.
1949The Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution.
1950The Chinese army counter attack into Korea driving 16 miles behind the U.N. lines.
1950Korean War-With the battles of Chosin Reservoir and theCh'ongch'on River, China launched a massive counterattack against UnitedNations forces.
1960Telephone STD service started between Lucknow and Kanpur for the first time in India.
1966The world's first tidal power plant started functioning at the mouth of France's Rance River.
1967A cloudburst in Lisbon killed about 450 people.
1976The Warsaw Pact Organization Joint Secretariat was established.
1977A speaker claiming to represent the 'Intergalactic Association'interrupted the Southern Television broadcast in South East England,warning viewers that 'All your weapons of evil must be destroyed.'
1983Six robbers broke into the Brink's-MAT warehouse at LondonHeathrow Airport and stole three tonnes of gold bullion, much of whichhas never been recovered.
1983Armed dacoits looted 250 million pounds of gold at London's Heathrow Airport.
1990British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher submitted her resignation to the Queen of Britain.
2003The Japanese threatened to retaliate against U.S. steel export tariffs that were determined unfair by the World Trade Organization. One of the moves Japan planned on making is charging the U.S. millions of dollars in extra fees.
2005Vijaypat Singhania of India sets a world record for highest hot air balloon flight, reaching 69,852 feet (20.29 km).
2006A ceasefire commences between Israeli and Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip. It followed negotiations between the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbasand Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
2007Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif announces he will file nomination papers in the Pakistani general election, 2008. However, he will not serve as Prime Minister under the current President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf.
2008At least 80 people are dead and over 250 wounded in coordinated terrorist strikes across Mumbai, India.
2008A coordinated group of shooting and bombing attacks acrossMumbai began, ultimately killing a total of 173 people and wounding morethan 300 others.
2008Terrorists attacked many places in Mumbai including Taj Hotel. 164 people died in this attack.
2009South Korea's Constitutional Court strikes down a decades old law that punished men for making false promises of marriage to engage in sexual relations with women'
2010A third explosion within a week occurs at the Pike River Mine on the South Island of New Zealand, where 29 men are presumed dead.
2011NASA launches the robotic Mars Science Laboratory, the largest rover yet sent to Mars, with the aim of finding evidence for past or present life on Mars.
2011U.S.-led NATO forces engaged Pakistani security forces at twoPakistani military checkposts along the Afghanistan–Pakistan border ina friendly fire incident.
2011NASA launched the Mars Science Laboratory mission from CapeCanaveral, with the Curiosity rover aboard.
2012Scientists have found life in an Antarctic Lake Vida that was sealed off from the outside world by a thick sheet of ice several thousands of years ago.
2012Arvind Kejriwal formed a new political party called Aam Aadmi Party.



Famous Birthdays of November 26:

YearName / Profession / Country
1972Arjun Rampal / Actor / India
1946Itamar Singer / Author / Israel
1965Des Walker / Footballer / United Kingdom
1920Daniel Petrie / Producer / Canada
1931Adolfo Pérez Esquivel / Painter / Argentina
1956Don Lake / Actor / Canada
1970John Amaechi / Basketball Player / United States of America
1976Maven Huffman / Wrestler / United States of America
1986Alberto Sgarbi / Rugby Player / Italy
1923V. K. Murthy / Cinematographer / India
1969Shawn Kemp / Basketball Player / United States of America
1931Adrianus Johannes Simonis / Cardinal / Netherlands
1288Go-Daigo / Emperor / Japan
1963Joe Lydon / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1983Chris Hughes / Business Man / United States of America
1926Rabi Ray / Politician / India
1934Jerry Jameson / Producer / United States of America
1954Roz Chast / Cartoonist / United States of America
1945Jim Mullen / Guitarist / Scotland
1981Stephan Andersen / Footballer / Denmark
1939Grey Ruthven / Politician / Scotland
1958Michael Skinner / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1924Jasu Patel / Cricketer / India
1966Garcelle Beauvais / Actress / United States of America
1952Julien Temple / Director / United Kingdom
1961Karan Bilimoria / Business Man / United Kingdom
1961Tom Carroll / Surfer / Australia
1925Eugene Istomin / Pianist / United States of America
1929Betta St. John / Actress / United States of America
1889Albert Dieudonné / Actor / France

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