On This Day in History

Today in History for Wednesday 26th November 2014

Our today in history archives contain 200,000 events, birthdays, weddings, divorces and deaths.

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 176

43 BC - The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.
1778 - Captain Cook discovers Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii)
1789 - 1st national Thanksgiving in USA
1865 - "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in USA
1970 - In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever on record.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 219

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 8

1894 - Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia
1924 - Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico
1958 - Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida
1962 - Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico
1977 - Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (53) weds businessman Arthur Hardwick Jr at the Sheraton Inn in Cheektowaga, New York

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 125

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 238


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