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This Day In History: 11/26/1941 - FDR Thanksgiving

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Find out what happened throughout history on November 26 by watching this video of This Day in History. On November 26, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt checked on the progress of the Panama Canal. This was the first international trip by a sitting U.S. President. On November 26, 1922, English archeologists entered the tomb of King Tut for the first time in Egypt. They were the first visitors of the tomb in over 3,000 years. On November 26, 2000, Florida Governor Catherine Harris certified George W. Bush as the winner of that states electoral votes. Lastly, on November 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill making Thanksgiving the last Thursday in November. It is still celebrated on that day today.