What Happened on November 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
  • British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh & El Duda
  • General Alan Cunningham relieved of command of British 8th Army in North Africa
  • Japanese naval carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor
  • Lebanon independence first proclaimed by France

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Torborg, baseball player
  • Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (b. 1876)
  • Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)