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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.




  • Shanghai, China
    Friday Nov 26, 1937

    World War II

    Battle of Shanghai ended

    Shanghai, China
    Friday Nov 26, 1937

    Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek deployed his best army to defend Shanghai, but, after three months of fighting, Shanghai fell.




  • 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".


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (Yugoslavia)
    Thursday Nov 26, 1942

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ)

    Bosnia and Herzegovina (Yugoslavia)
    Thursday Nov 26, 1942

    In liberated territories, the Partisans organised People's Committees to act as civilian government. The Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ) convened in Bihać on 26–27 November 1942.


  • Jinzhou, China
    Monday Nov 26, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    Chiang Kai-shek's forces pushed as far as Chinchow (Jinzhou)

    Jinzhou, China
    Monday Nov 26, 1945

    Chiang Kai-shek's forces pushed as far as Chinchow (Jinzhou) by 26 November 1945, meeting with little resistance. This was followed by a Communist offensive on the Shandong Peninsula that was largely successful, as all of the peninsula, except what was controlled by the US, fell to the Communists.


  • Rome, Italy
    Tuesday Nov 26, 1946

    Pope John Paul II

    Rome's Pontifical International Athenaeum Angelicum

    Rome, Italy
    Tuesday Nov 26, 1946

    Sapieha sent Wojtyła to Rome's Pontifical International Athenaeum Angelicum, the future Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, to study under the French Dominican Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange beginning on 26 November 1946.


  • 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.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Nov 26, 1994

    First Chechen War

    A Second larger attack

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Nov 26, 1994

    The opposition forces, who were joined by Russian troops, launched a clandestine but badly organized a second larger attack on 26–27 November 1994.


  • Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Nov 26, 1999

    Second Chechen War

    Final third phase was about to begin

    Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Nov 26, 1999

    On 26 November 1999, Deputy Army Chief of Staff Valery Manilov said that phase two of the Chechnya campaign was just about complete, and a final third phase was about to begin.


  • 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.


  • Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
    Saturday Nov 26, 2011

    Jacinda Ardern

    Losing elections and becomiing MP for Auckland Central

    Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
    Saturday Nov 26, 2011

    Ardern contested the seat of Auckland Central for Labour in the 2011 general election, standing against incumbent National MP Nikki Kaye for National and Greens candidate Denise Roche. Despite targeting Green voters to vote strategically for her, she lost to Kaye by 717 votes. However, she returned to Parliament via the party list, on which she was ranked 13th. Ardern maintained an office within the electorate while she was a list MP based in Auckland Central.


  • Canada
    Monday Nov 26, 2012

    Justin Trudeau

    The Leadership Campaign

    Canada
    Monday Nov 26, 2012

    The leadership campaign three by-elections were held on November 26, 2012.


  • London, England
    Thursday Nov 26, 2015

    David Cameron

    Cameron set out his Case for Military Intervention In Syria

    London, England
    Thursday Nov 26, 2015

    Following the terrorist attacks on Paris in November 2015, for which Islamic State claimed responsibility, Cameron began pushing for a strategy for the Royal Air Force to bomb Syria in retaliation.Cameron set out his case for military intervention to Parliament on 26 November, telling MPs that it was the only way to guarantee Britain's safety and would be part of a "comprehensive" strategy to defeat IS.


  • Argentina
    Thursday Nov 26, 2020

    Diego Maradona

    Maradona's wake, which was attended by tens of thousands of people

    Argentina
    Thursday Nov 26, 2020

    On 26 November, Maradona's wake, which was attended by tens of thousands of people, was cut short by his family as his coffin was relocated from the rotunda of the Presidential Palace after fans took over an inner courtyard and also clashed with police.


  • Bella Vista, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thursday Nov 26, 2020

    Diego Maradona

    Funeral

    Bella Vista, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thursday Nov 26, 2020

    A private funeral service was held and Maradona was buried next to his parents at the Jardín de Bella Vista cemetery in Bella Vista, Buenos Aires.


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