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 This day in History - November 26
391 Historic Events for November 26
1908

Lefty Gomez, baseball pitcher

Birth
1908

Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)

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1909

Eugene Ionesco, playwright

Birth
1910

Cyril Cusack, Durban Natal South Africa, actor (Day of the Jackal)

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1910

2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7

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1911

Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs

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1911

Samuel H Reshevsky, Polish/US chess grandmaster/prodigy

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1911

Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer/multi-millionaire

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1912

Eugene Ionesco, Slatina Romania, dramatist (Rhinoceros)

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1912

Eric Sevareid, Velva ND, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)

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1912

Gunnar Johannes Sonstevold, composer

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1913

Joshua William Steward, polymath

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1913

Foy Draper, US, relay runner (Olympic-gold-1936)

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1913

Russian kingdom forbids Polish congregation of speakers

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1914

Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbor England, 788 die

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1915

Earl Wild, Pitts Pa, composer/pianist (Caesar's Hour, NBC Symph 1942)

Birth
1915

Herbert Joeks, [Herbert J van Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip and Snap, Pipo)

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1915

Th˜s Mauve, Dutch painter/wood engraver

Birth
1916

Greece declares war on Germany

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1916

Bob Elliot, baseball player

Birth
1916

Mareo Ishiketa, composer

Birth
1918

Patricio Aylwin, president of Chile (1990-94)

Birth
1918

Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies

Death
1919

Frederik Pohl, US, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Gateway, Bipohl)

Birth
1920

Istvan Sarkozy, composer

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