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 This day in History - November 26
391 Historic Events for November 26
1939

4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border

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1939

James Naismith, Basketball inventor, dies

Death
1940

Leidse students strike

Event
1940

Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw

Event
1941

Lebanon gains independence from France

Event
1941

British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh and El Duda

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1941

British North African commandant General Cunningham lay-offs

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1941

Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

Event
1941

Japanese carrier force left its base and moves east toward Pearl Harbor

Event
1941

Jeff Torborg, baseball player

Birth
1942

"Casablanca" premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC

Event
1942

Olivia Cole, Memphis Tenn, actress (Roots, Szysznyk)

Birth
1942

Anti fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms

Event
1943

Jan Stenerud, Norway, NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)

Birth
1943

Paul Burnett, English disc-jockey

Birth
1943

Gerald D Kleczka, (Rep-D-WI, 1984- )

Birth
1943

Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle

Death
1944

1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor

Event
1944

Himmler orders destruction of Auschwitz and Birkenau crematoriums

Event
1944

Jean Terrell, Texas, rocker (Supremes)

Birth
1944

Alan Henderson, Belfast, rock bassist (Them)

Birth
1945

John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)

Birth
1945

Tandy Cronyn, actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends)

Birth
1945

Daniel Davis, Gurdun Ark, actor (Niles-Nanny)

Birth
1945

Mikhail Woronin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/4 silver/bronze-1968)

Birth