What Happened on November 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Brief Encounter", based on Noël Coward's one-act play "Still Life", directed by David Lean and starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is released

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charlie "Bird" Parker leads recording session for the Savoy label marketed as the "greatest Jazz session ever" with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis

Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Charlie
Jazz Saxophonist and Composer
Charlie "Bird" Parker
Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)

Famous Birthdays

  • Björn von Sydow, Swedish politician
  • Daniel Davis, Gurdun Ark, actor (Niles-Nanny)
  • Ethan Russell, American photographer and author (photographed covers for the Beatles, Rolling Stones and The Who), born in Mt. Kisco, New York
  • John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
  • Tandy Cronyn, actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends)