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Calendar for November 26th, 2013

1710s

  • 1716: The first lion was exhibited in the U.S., in Boston, MA

  • 1820s

  • 1825: Oldest social college fraternity in continuous existence, Kappa Alpha Society, founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York

  • 1830s

  • 1832: Public streetcar service began in New York City

  • Born 1832: Mary Walker (doctor)

  • 1890s

  • 1896: First major football game played indoors, Chicago Coliseum, Illinois

  • Born 1898: Karl Ziegler (chemist)

  • 1900s

  • Born 1907: Frances Dee (film star of the 1930s and 40s)

  • 1910s

  • Born 1910: Cyril Cusack (actor)

  • Born 1912: Eric Sevareid (newscaster)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1922: Charles Schulz (creator of Peanuts comic strip)

  • 1922: Archeologist Howard Carter opened second doorway to tomb of Tutankhamen

  • Born 1924: George Segal (sculptor)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1933: Robert Goulet (actor)

  • Born 1939: Tina Turner (singer)

  • 1940s

  • 1942: The movie Casablanca premiered

  • Born 1943: Bruce Paltrow (director & producer)

  • Born 1946: John McVie (musician)

  • 1950s

  • Born 1956: Dale Jarrett (race car driver)

  • Died 1956: Tommy Dorsey (bandleader)

  • 1960s

  • 1965: France’s first satellite, Asterix 1, launched

  • 1980s

  • Born 1981: Natasha Bedingfield (singer)

  • Born 1986: Trevor Morgan (actor)

  • 1990s

  • 1991: Comedian Milton Berle married Lorna Adams

  • 1997: Thelma Chalifoux was the first Metis woman to become a Canadian senator (Alberta)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2005: Stan Berenstain (co-creator of The Berenstain Bears book series)


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