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Notable Historical Events for November 26th

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

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

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

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

1990Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait

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

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

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on November 26th

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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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