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Notable Historical Events for November 26th

1941Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

1999Steve Yzerman scores his 600th career goal

1922English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt

2013Due to a street tirade captured on video, Alec Baldwin's show "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" is cancelled after only five episodes

1865"Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in USA

1984After 518 goals & 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy Lafleur retires

1982Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch

1859Last weekly installment of Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is published in literary periodical All the Year Round

19901st Billboard Music Awards: M.C. Hammer & Janet Jackson win

43 BCThe Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.

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Notable Birthdays on November 26th

1939Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock], Brownsville Tx, singer (Proud Mary)

1922Charles M. Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000)

1898Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)

1933Robert Goulet, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American singer and actor (d. 2007)

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Notable Weddings on November 26th

1924Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

1894Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia

1981Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby

1993Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana

1962Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico

1958Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida

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Notable Deaths on November 26th

1883Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96

2004Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71

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