On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1861

Historical Events

  • West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virginia

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlbert B. Fall

Albert B. Fall, New Mexico Senator (Teapot Dome Scandal), born in Frankfort, Kentucky

US Senator Albert B. Fall
US Senator
Albert B. Fall

1861 Highlights

About November 26, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius