A thought for the day: Helmuth von Moltke wrote, A war, even the most victorious, is a national misfortune.
In 1789, U.S. President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, to be Thanksgiving Day. It was the first U.S. holiday by presidential proclamation.
In 1832, the first streetcar railway in America started public service in New York City from ...
Those born on this date include:
- German composer Johannes Bach in 1604
- English clergyman and college benefactor John Harvard in 1607
- English poet William Cowper in 1731
- Surgeon and women's rights leader Mary ...
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2013 with 35 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 26th, 1778, Captain James Cook became the first European to visit Maui.