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Notable Historical Events for November 26th

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

1980Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP

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

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

1999Steve Yzerman scores his 600th career goal

1963Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year

1941Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

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

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

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

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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)

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

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

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Notable Weddings on November 26th

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 26th Weddings
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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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