On this day: November 26

Published On: Nov 25 2012 11:03:40 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 26 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

Thanksgiving Day becomes an official holiday, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published, the NHL is formed, "Casablanca" premieres, and the Concorde lands for the last time, all on this day.

OTD November 26 - Albert Maysles
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1926: Albert Maysles, who with his brother David formed the documentary filmmaking team known for films such as "Gimme Shelter," "Salesman" and "Grey Gardens," is born in Boston. He died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 88 on March 5, 2015.

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