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Notable Historical Events for November 26th

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

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

1476vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.

1980Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP

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

19481st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes the prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras produced for the next 15 years.

1990Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait

1995Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

1932Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings

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

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Notable Birthdays on November 26th

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

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

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

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

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

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

1977Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (53) weds businessman Arthur Hardwick Jr at the Sheraton Inn in Cheektowaga, New York

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

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

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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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