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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on November 26th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper Okay, so we know Abraham Lincoln created the Thanksgiving holiday on November 26, 1863, but what do Wallachians have to be thankful for? On November 26, 1883, at the age of 86, Sojourner Truth, perhaps the greatest African-American woman advocate of Civil Rights died of natural causes, ending one of if not the greatest life of fighting for African-American rights. On November…

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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on November 25th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On November 25, 1120, a ship sailing from Normandy, France to England, hit a rock and capsized, quickly sinking and taking everyone aboard, save one, to their deaths. On November 25, 1851, the first YMCA located in North America was organized in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. On November 25, 1864, a group of Confederate special forces operatives attempted to burn down New York…

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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on November 24th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On November 24, 1326, Hugh Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser, became a victim of the vengeful woman known as Isabella the She-wolf in one of history’s all-time most brutal executions, because as they say, well, sort of, “Hell hath no fury like a she-wolf scorned”! On November 24, 1835, the Texas Provincial Government (Permanent Council) authorized the creation of a mounted para-military police…

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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on November 23rd.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On November 23, 1876, a public cry for justice was answered when W. M. “Boss” Tweed was turned over to legal authorities in New York city after having been captured in Spain. On November 23, 1889, the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco became the home of the first public jukebox, a coin operated contraption that played records on demand. On November…

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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on November 22nd.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On November 22, 1718, one of the most colorful pirates of all time, Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, died. On November 22, 1896, George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., the inventor of the Ferris Wheel, died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania of Typhoid Fever. On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. On November 22, 1975, in the wake of…

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