TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Nov. 26, 1941

U.S. Sec­re­tary of State Cordell Hull de­liv­ered a note to Ja­pan’s am­bas­sador to the United States, Kichis­aburo No­mura (kee-chee-sah-boor-oh noh-moo-rah), set­ting forth U.S. de­mands for “last­ing and ex­ten­sive peace through­out the Pa­cific area.” The same day, a Ja­panese naval task force con­sist­ing of six air­craft car­ri­ers, left the Kuril Is­lands, headed to­ward Hawaii. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1864

English math­e­ma­ti­cian and writer Charles Dodg­son pre­sented a hand­writ­ten and il­lus­trated man­u­script, “Alice’s Ad­ven­tures Un­der Ground,” to his 12-year-old friend Alice Plea­sance Lid­dell; the book was later turned into “Alice’s Ad­ven­tures in Won­der­land.”

1942

The Warner Bros. mo­tion pic­ture “Casablanca,” star­ring Humphrey Bog­art and In­grid Bergman, had its world pre­miere at the Hol­ly­wood The­ater in New York.

1976

The Sex Pis­tols’ de­but sin­gle, “Anar­chy in the U.K.,” was re­leased by EMI.

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