Wednesday, November 25, 2009

November 26th

1842: The University of Notre Dame is founded. Calls to fire the football coach begin the next day.

1917: The National Hockey League is formed by the Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and the Canadian Dental Association.

1941: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Roosevelt also declares Thanksgiving as a day of mourning for all fans of the Detroit Lions.


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