This Day in History on 26 November

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 26 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Constitution Day (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1904 – K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (d. 2011)

1919 – Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (d. 2011)

1921 – Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Amul (d. 2012)

1923 – V. K. Murthy, Indian cinematographer (d. 2014)


1924 – Jasu Patel, Indian cricketer (d. 1992)

1926 – Rabi Ray, Indian activist and politician, 10th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2017)

1956 – Keith Vaz, Indian-English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe

1961 – Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria, Indian-English businessman, co-founded Cobra Beer

1972 – Arjun Rampal, Indian actor and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – M. C. Nambudiripad, Indian author and translator (b. 1919)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History