November 26 in Pop Culture History
1703 – The Great Storm – more than 8,000 people perished and the first Eddystone Lighthouse (Winstanley’s lighthouse) was totally destroyed overnight.
1716 – First African lion was exhibited in America (in Boston). It was just a single lion, which supposedly later joined a “menagerie” which was basically a traveling circus of exotic animals.
1789 – First (unofficial) national Thanksgiving in USA recognized by the new government. The 1621 …