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Calendar for November 26th, 2014

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

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

1832: Public streetcar service began in New York City

Born 1832: Mary Walker (doctor)

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

Born 1898: Karl Ziegler (chemist)

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

Born 1910: Cyril Cusack (actor)

Born 1912: Eric Sevareid (newscaster)

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

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

Born 1924: George Segal (sculptor)

Born 1933: Robert Goulet (actor)

Born 1939: Tina Turner (singer)

1942: The movie Casablanca premiered

Born 1943: Bruce Paltrow (director & producer)

Born 1946: John McVie (musician)

Died 1956: Tommy Dorsey (bandleader)

Born 1956: Dale Jarrett (race car driver)

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

Born 1981: Natasha Bedingfield (singer)

Born 1986: Trevor Morgan (actor)

1991: Comedian Milton Berle married Lorna Adams

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

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


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