Today, November 26, 2011, the Atlas V rocket, robot ‘Curiosity’ (Mars Science Laboratory) takes off from Cape Canaveral and is on its way to Mars at 12,000 kilometers per hour. Eight months later, the rover was docked inside Gale Crater after a pioneering precision landing. Currently on Mars, Curiosity will have the task of investigating whether the region offers favorable conditions for the development of microbial life. After ten years of work on the Red Planet, the machine has found evidence that conditions suitable for life existed 3.5 billion years ago.
Also on November 26, but from 2008, Spanish photographer José Cendón and British journalist Colin Freeman were kidnapped in Bosasso., northern Somalia Photojournalists were caught with two Somali translators accompanying them on their way to Bossaso airport after being in the area for a week to cover piracy in Somalia for the “Daily Telegraph” newspaper. It was the driver of the vehicle carrying them who reported that an armed mob had kidnapped them. They were released on January 4, 2009.
Do you want to know more? Explore the ephemeris of November 26 and see what happens on a day like today, who was born and who dies. Also, don’t miss the celebrations, today’s horoscopes and saints.
What happened on November 26?
1865: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by British author Lewis Carroll has been published.
1942: The movie ‘Casablanca’ starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman was released in the USA.
1965: At Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, doctors Josep M. Gil-Vernet, Antoni Caralps and Jordi Vives performed the first kidney transplant in Spain.
2002: Civil Guards dealt a major blow to the terrorist organization by arresting eight alleged members of GRAPO.
2004: The Cabinet has passed a Civil Code reform to speed up and simplify the procedures for divorce law.
2006: Left-wing Rafael Correa won the presidential election in Ecuador against his conservative rival Álvaro Noboa.
2008: A wave of attacks on tourist interests in Mumbai (India) killed 173 people and injured hundreds.
2014: Health, Social Services and Equality Minister Ana Mato is submitting her resignation after being accused of being a possible beneficiary of gifts from Gürtel, a corruption conspiracy linked to the People’s Party.
Who was born on November 26?
1918: Patricio Aylwin, ex-president of Chile.
1922: José María López de Letona, former Spanish minister and former president of the Bank of Spain.
1939: Tina Turner (Anne Mae Bullock) is an American singer.
1940: Gianni de Michelis is an Italian politician.
1968: María Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, Duchess of Montoro, daughter of the Duchess of Alba.
1976: Jesús Carballo Martínez is a Spanish gymnast.
Who died on November 26?
1926: John Moses Browning is an American inventor.
1969: La Niña de los Peines, flamenco singer, Spanish
1981: Regino Sainz de la Maza is a Spanish guitarist.
1985: Pablo Serrano, Spanish sculptor.
2004: Fernando Valle, Portuguese doctor, founder of the Portuguese Socialist Party.
2018: Bernardo Bertolucci is an Italian director.
What is celebrated on November 26?
Today, November 26, World Olive Day is celebrated.
horoscope for november 26
Those born on November 26 belong to the sign of Sagittarius.
26 November Santoral
Today, November 26, the Holy Martyrs of Córdoba and Leonardo of Puerto Mauricio are celebrated.
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