World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - November 26
391 Historic Events for November 26
1825

1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))

Event
1827

Alfred Moore Scales, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

Birth
1832

Mary Edwards Walker, US, doctor/women's rights leader

Birth
1832

1st streetcar railway in America starts operating (NYC) (12«› fare)

Event
1835

HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for NZ

Event
1841

1st date in James Clavell's novel Tai-Pan

Event
1847

Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris

Event
1850

Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929)

Birth
1854

Matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies

Death
1855

Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56

Death
1857

Ferdinand de Saussure, Switz, linguist (Cours de Laguistique Gener le)

Birth
1857

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (That Freier), dies at 69

Death
1861

West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virg

Event
1862

Mark A Stein, archaeologist

Birth
1863

-Dec 2] Mine Run campaign, VA

Event
1864

Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem)

Birth
1864

Skirmish at Sylvan Brutal/Waynesboro, Georgia

Event
1864

Confederate troops vacate Sandersville Georgia

Event
1865

"Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in US

Event
1865

Earl Ross Drake, composer

Birth
1866

Adrien Fran‡ois Servais, composer, dies at 59

Death
1866

Carl Jonas Love Almquist, composer, dies at 72

Death
1867

Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit

Event
1868

1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th and Folsom

Event
1874

Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Isra‰l)

Birth