What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (11/26/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1607 – Birthday – John Harvard, clergyman/scholar and founder Harvard University

1789 – First national Thanksgiving

1865 – Lewis Carroll’s "Alice in Wonderland" published in US

1922 – Birthday – Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000)

1924 – Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

1933 – Birthday – Robert Goulet, singer and actor (d. 2007)

1939 – Birthday – Tina Turner, singer (Proud Mary, Private Dancer)

1942 – "Casablanca" premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC

1956 – "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC

1969 – Birthday – Shawn Kemp, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics)

1976 – Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy in the UK"

1981 – Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby

1981 – Birthday – Natasha Bedingfield, singer (Pocket Full of Sunshine, Unwritten)

1883 – Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women's rights advocate, dies at 96

1995 – Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

2005 – Stan Berenstain, writer and illustrator (Berenstain Bears) dies at 82

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