On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (Mémoire sur le système primitif des voyelles dans les langues indo-européennes), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1913)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (That Freier), dies at 69
1857 Highlights

About November 26, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius