On This Day: November 26th
This is 330th day of the year and 35 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—28 Heshvan 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 1st day of the 11th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon became the first to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen (Tut) since it was sealed in 1323 B.C.
Ellen G. Whitereligious figure
Lil' Fizzrapper, actor
John Harvardfounder of Harvard College
Sarah Moore Grimkeabolitionist
Katharine DrexelRoman Catholic nun and saint
Norbert Wienermathematician and educator
Mary Edwards Walkersurgeon and feminist
Willis Carrierair conditioning pioneer
Robert Gouletsinger, actor
Tina Turnerrhythm and blues singer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.