THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2611


This day in #history 2611
NOVEMBER 26th

1778 – Captain Cook discovers Maui in the Sandwich Islands ( now Hawaii)

1842 – The University of Notre Dame is founded.

1865 – ” Alice in Wonderland ” by Lewis Carroll published in US

1949 – India adopts a constitution as a British
Commonwealth Republic

1998 – Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1939 – Tina Turner, [ Anna Mae Bullock ], Brownsville
Tx, singer (Proud Mary )

FAMOUS DEATHS

1883 – Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/ women’s rights advocate, dies at 96

003 – Soulja Slim, American rapper (b . 1978 )

2008 – Edna Parker, American supercentenarian (b . 1893)

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