On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1942

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Casablanca" directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman premieres at Hollywood Theater, NYC (Academy Awards Best Picture 1943)

  • Anti-fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Cole, American actress (Roots, Backstairs at the White House), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
1942 Highlights

About November 26, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius