On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
President George Washington organizes and oversees the first U.S. cabinet meeting.
Janet Jackson wins eight prizes for her album Rhythm Nation 1814 at the Billboard Music Awards.
The British prime minister announces that Queen Elizabeth II has volunteered to start paying income tax, the first time a monarch has done so in decades.
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is published in the United States.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces that the United States will start to ration gasoline to help conserve rubber tires for the military.
Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino throws his 343rd touchdown pass, setting a new NFL record.
Born on This Day
Born: November 26, 1939
Age: 73 years old
Birthplace: Nutbush, Tennessee, United States
Film Actor, Television Actor, Singer, Television Personality / 1933 - 2007Actor Robert Goulet played a dashing Lancelot in 1960s and went on to a varied career as a singer and actor, winning a Tony, a Grammy and an Emmy.
1933 | 73 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
1922 | 77 years old
Died on This Day
Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist / 1797 - 1883
Sojourner Truth is best known for her extemporaneous speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?", delivered at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in 1851.
Died: November 26, 1883
Age: 86 years old
Place: Battle Creek, Michigan , United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, ...
1970 | 93 years old
1956 | 51 years old
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