Saturday, November 26, 2016
History for November 26 - On-This-Day.com
Eric Severeid 1912, Charles M. Schulz 1922, Robert Goulet 1933
Rich Little 1938, Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock) 1938, John McVie (Fleetwood Mac) 1945 - Fleetwood Mac Merchandise
1789 - U.S. President Washington set aside this day to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States.
1825 - The first college social fraternity, Kappa Alpha, was formed at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
1867 - J.B. Sutherland patented the refrigerated railroad car.
1917 - The National Hockey League (NHL) was officially formed in Montreal, Canada.
1940 - The Nazis forced 500,000 Jews of Warsaw, Poland to live within a walled ghetto.
1941 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day. In 1939 Roosevelt had signed a bill that changed the celebration of Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November.
1973 - Rose Mary Woods, told a federal court that she was responsible for the 18-1/2 minute gap in a key Watergate tape. Woods was U.S. President Nixon's personal secretary.
2003 - The U.N. atomic agency adopted a resolution that censured Iran for past nuclear cover-ups and warning that it would be policed to put to rest suspicions that the country had a weapons agenda.