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  • New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1783

    George Washington

    the British evacuated New York City

    New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1783

    On November 25, the British evacuated New York City, and Washington and Governor George Clinton took possession.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 26, 1789

    Thanksgiving

    First nationwide thanksgiving celebration

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 26, 1789

    As President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nationwide thanksgiving celebration in America marking November 26, 1789, "as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God".




  • Angola, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 26, 1876

    Willis Carrier

    Birth

    Angola, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 26, 1876

    Willis Carrier was born on November 26, 1876, in Angola, New York.




  • Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Nov 26, 1883

    Sojourner Truth

    Death

    Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Nov 26, 1883

    Several days before Sojourner Truth died, a reporter came from the Grand Rapids Eagle to interview her. "Her face was drawn and emaciated and she was apparently suffering great pain. Her eyes were very bright and mind alert although it was difficult for her to talk." Truth died at her Battle Creek home on November 26, 1883.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1941

    World War II

    American counter-proposal

    U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1941

    The American counter-proposal of 26 November required that Japan evacuate all of China without conditions and conclude non-aggression pacts with all Pacific powers. That meant Japan was essentially forced to choose between abandoning its ambitions in China, or seizing the natural resources it needed in the Dutch East Indies by force; the Japanese military did not consider the former an option, and many officers considered the oil embargo an unspoken declaration of war.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1941

    Hirohito

    The Hull note

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 26, 1941

    On November 26, 1941, US Secretary of State Cordell Hull presented the Japanese ambassador with the Hull note, which as one of its conditions demanded the complete withdrawal of all Japanese troops from French Indochina and China. Japanese Prime Minister Tojo Hideki said to his cabinet, "This is an ultimatum".




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 26, 1963

    John F. Kennedy

    Withdraw 1,000 troops

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 26, 1963

    After Kennedy's assassination, President Johnson signed NSAM 273 on November 26, 1963. It reversed Kennedy's decision to withdraw 1,000 troops and reaffirmed the policy of assistance to the South Vietnamese.


  • New Mexico, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 1976

    Bill Gates

    Microsoft was registered

    New Mexico, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 1976

    On November 26, 1976, the trade name "Microsoft" was registered with the Office of the Secretary of the State of New Mexico.


  • New Mexico, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 1976

    Bill Gates

    Microsoft was registered

    New Mexico, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 1976

    On November 26, 1976, the trade name "Microsoft" was registered with the Office of the Secretary of the State of New Mexico.


  • Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 2010

    Black Friday

    Woman was arrested outside of a Toys 'R' Us store

    Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 2010

    During Black Friday 2010, a Madison, Wisconsin woman was arrested outside of a Toys 'R' Us store after cutting in line, and threatening to shoot other shoppers who tried to object.


  • Buffalo, New York, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 2010

    Black Friday

    A man was trampled when doors opened at a Target store

    Buffalo, New York, U.S.
    Friday Nov 26, 2010

    A man in Buffalo, New York, was trampled when doors opened at a Target store and unruly shoppers rushed in, in an episode reminiscent of the deadly 2008 Wal-Mart stampede.


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