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11/26/2022 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - November 26

Reprinted By Permission
From OnThisDay.com


Today in History in 1778 Captain Cook discovered Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii); in 1789 the first Thanksgiving was held; and in 1922 English archaeologist Howard Carter opened Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 43 BC - The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.
  • 1778 - Captain Cook discovers Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii)
  • 1789 - 1st national Thanksgiving in USA
  • 1825 - 1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))
  • 1865 - "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in USA
  • 1867 - Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit
  • Author and Mathematician Lewis CarrollAuthor and Mathematician Lewis Carroll 1868 - 1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th & Folsom
  • 1885 - 1st meteor photograph
  • 1922 - English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • 1948 - 1st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes the prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras produced for the next 15 years.
  • 1956 - "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
  • 1970 - In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever on record.
  • 2012 - The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion
  • Actor Alec BaldwinActor Alec Baldwin 2013 - Due to a street tirade captured on video, Alec Baldwin's show "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" is cancelled after only five episodes


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1832 - Mary Edwards Walker, American doctor/women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War)
  • 1876 - Willis Haviland Carrier, American engineer, developed modern air-conditioner
  • 1898 - Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)
  • 1922 - Charles M. Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000)
  • 1925 - Linda Hunt, Morriston NJ, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado)
  • 1933 - Robert Goulet, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1939 - Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock], Brownsville Tx, singer (Proud Mary)

Famous Weddings

  • 1894 - Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1924 - Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico
  • 1958 - Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida
  • 1962 - Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1977 - Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (53) weds businessman Arthur Hardwick Jr at the Sheraton Inn in Cheektowaga, New York

Famous Deaths

  • 1883 - Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96
  • 1986 - Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
  • 1990 - David White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
  • 2008 - De'Angelo Wilson, American actor (b. 1979)

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