On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1832

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating in New York City with 12 cent fare

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War), born in Oswego, New York (d. 1919)
  • Rudolph Koenig, German physicist, born in K√∂nigsberg, Prussia (d. 1901)