On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1876

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1958)

Person of interestWillis Carrier

Willis Carrier, American engineer (developed modern air conditioning), born in Angola, New York (d. 1950)

Engineer Willis Carrier
Willis Carrier

1876 Highlights

About November 26, 1876

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 143 years and 11 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius