Today in History for 26th November 2018

Historical Events

1527 – Pope Clemens VII signs treaty with emperor Karel I
1945 – During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)
1966 – “Walking Happy” opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
1976 – Sex Pistols release their debut single “Anarchy In The UK”
1979 – Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
2000 – 88th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 28-26

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Famous Birthdays

1832 – Rudolph Koenig, German physicist, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1901)
1905 – Bob Johnson, American baseball player, born in Pryor, Oklahoma (d. 1982)
1911 – Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer and multi-millionaire
1955 – Jay Howell, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A’s)
1970 – John Amaechi, NBA center/forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1997 – Luka Sabbat, American model and stylist, born in France

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Famous Deaths

1933 – Edward Julius Biedermann, composer, dies at 84
1943 – Edward H “Butch” O’hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
1979 – Marcel L’Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), dies at 91
1996 – Hans Klein, politician, dies at 65
2006 – Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
2010 – Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)

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