On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday

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