On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

  • Michael Devlin, American bass-baritone
  • Olivia Cole, American actress (Roots, Backstairs at the White House), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)