November 26th

 

 

 

November 26th, 1863

Thanksgiving day. President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26th as a  national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated annuallyon the final Thursday of November.

 

 

 

November 26th, 1909

Eugene Ionesco is born. A Romanian and French play-writer and dramatist. One of  the leaders of the Theatre of the Absurd. One of his main themes was the  insignificance of  human existence.

 

 

November 26th, 1922

Howard Carter becomes the first person who enters the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.

 

November 26th, 1942

Casablanca premieres at the Hollywood Theatre in New York city . It was directed by  Michael  Curtiz , starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

 

November 26th, 1976

Sex Pistols release their first single Anarchy in the Uk.

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