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This Day in History for November 26 – Tut’s Tomb Discovered and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 – A powerful early winter storm batters the New England coast, killing at least 450 people in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts (More info)

1922 – Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of King Tut in over 3,000 years (More info)

1941 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill officially establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day (More info)

1942 – ‘Casablanca’ premieres in New York City and goes on to become one of the most beloved movies in Hollywood history (More info)

1989 – ‘MTV Unplugged,’ featuring stripped-down acoustical performances by artists not usually known for such performances, makes its broadcast premiere (More info)

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