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 This day in History - November 26
391 Historic Events for November 26
1703

-27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed

Event
1716

1st lion exhibited in America (Boston)

Event
1731

William Cowper, England, pre-romantic poet (His Task) [NS]

Birth
1736

Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, French publisher (Mercure de France)

Birth
1741

French and Beiers army occupies Prague

Event
1744

Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer

Birth
1754

Georg Forster, writer

Birth
1764

France bans Jesuit enorde

Event
1776

Dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies

Death
1778

Capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands [now Hawaii])

Event
1778

Jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68

Death
1789

1st national Thanksgiving

Event
1792

Sarah Moore Grimk‚, American abolitionist/women's rights advocate

Birth
1793

Republican calendar replaces Gregorian calendar in France

Event
1795

Cornelis P J Elout, Dutch military/resident of West Sumatra

Birth
1795

Carl P Fohr, German painter

Birth
1809

Mariano Obiols, composer

Birth
1809

Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer, dies at 56

Death
1810

William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Baron/British const (hydr crane)

Birth
1810

Nicolas Etienne Framery, composer, dies at 65

Death
1816

William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1818

Louis Lacombe, composer

Birth
1821

Friedrich Heine, composer, dies at 57

Death
1822

Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53

Death
1823

Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer

Birth