26th November

Born on this Day 26th November
1898 Karl Ziegler
1908 Charles Forte
1910 Cyril Cusack
1922 Charles Schulz
1923 Pat Phoenix
1933 Robert Goulet
1938 Tina Turner
1945 Jim Mullen
1945 Daniel Davis
1945 John McVie
1981 Natasha Bedingfield
1983 Chris Hughes
1989 Junior Stanislas
1990 Chip
1990 Danny Welbeck

Died On This Day
399 Pope Siricius
1836 John McAdam
1996 Michael Bentine
2002 Stanley Black

1968 Cream played their farewell concert at the Albert Hall in a show recorded on film for posterity.

1971 Tickets for the Faces sold out Madison Square Garden faster than anyone else on record.

1976 Kevin Godley and Lol Creme left 10CC to form Godley & Creme.

1983 In New Zealand, 80,000 turned out to see david Bowie perform in Auckland, breaking the attendance record for a concert in the Southern Hemisphere.

1983 Kenny Dalglish scored his 100th Football League goal for Liverpool.

People & Showbiz
1789 The first national Thanksgiving Day in the USA.

1990 Model Jerry Hall announced she had married Mick Jagger in a secret cerermony.

General Events
1778 In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.

1789 – A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.

1867 Lily Maxwell became the first woman to cast her vote…she’d been placed on the electoral register by mistake!.

1922 Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun… he and Lord Carnarvon were the first people to see inside for 3000 years.

1972 The Race Relations Act came into force in the UK, stating that employers could no longer discriminate on the grounds of colour.

1982 Shirley Williams became the first SDP MP to be elected, with a 5289 majority in the Crosby by-election.

1998 Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.

2003 Concorde makes its last ever flight over Bristol, England.

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