Ephemeris of November 26: what happened on a day like today?

1911 – ALUMNI A. CLUB

The Alumni Fútbol Club wins the soccer championship by defeating Estudiantil Buenos Aires 2-1 on the Gimnasia y Esgrima field in Buenos Aires. It was the last official match of the legendary Argentine soccer club, which won ten of the twelve tournaments it played.

1931 – PEREZ ESQUIVEL

The plastic artist and humanitarian leader Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1980 for his work in the Peace and Justice Service and the denunciation of military dictatorships in South America, is born in the city of Buenos Aires.


1939 – TINA TURNER

Soul and rock singer Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock) is born in the city of Brownsville (Tennessee, USA), who sold more than 200 million records throughout a career of more than five decades.

1942 – CASABLANCA PREMIERE

The film Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman and directed by Michael Curtiz, premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City, one of the most famous films of all time. The premiere was brought forward due to the Allied counterattack against the German occupation of North Africa, which had one of the scenes of World War II in Morocco (the film’s setting).


1944 – ROBERTO FONTANARROSA

The writer, cartoonist and graphic humorist Roberto Fontanarrosa, author of the strips Inodoro Pereyra and Boogie, el aceitoso, classics of Argentine comics, was born in the Santa Fe city of Rosario. The works of “El negro” transcended the Argentine borders.


1964 – JULY SOSA

At the age of 38, the Uruguayan tango singer Julio Sosa, one of the most popular figures of the 2×4 genre in Argentina and Uruguay, dies in a car accident in Buenos Aires. He nicknamed him “the tango man”.

1964 – INES ESTEVEZ

Actress and singer Inés Estévez, winner of two Cóndor de Plata, two Konex, two ACE and three Martín Fierro awards, among other awards for her work in film, theater and television, was born in the Buenos Aires city of Dolores.


1995 – MARADONA AND FRANCESCOLI

For the first time, the forwards Enzo Francescoli, with the River Plate shirt, and Diego Maradona, with the Boca Juniors shirt, face each other on a playing field. It was in the superclassic of Argentine soccer with a boring 0-0 tie at the Monumental stadium in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Núñez.


2020 – DIEGO A. MARADONA

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, a saddened crowd flocks to the Casa Rosada to watch over the remains of Diego Armando Maradona, former captain of the Argentine team in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico and world soccer star who died on November 25 on the outskirts from Buenos Aires.

2022- DAY OF THE HUMORIST

The National Day of the Humorist is celebrated in commemoration of the birth of the writer, cartoonist and graphic humorist from Rosario Roberto Fontanarrosa.



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Ephemeris of November 26: what happened on a day like today?