On this day: November 26

Published On: Nov 25 2012 11:03:40 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 26 2014 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 - John Tower
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Department of Defense

1986: U.S. President Ronald Reagan appoints a commission headed by former U.S. Sen. John Tower to investigate his National Security Council staff after the Iran-Contra affair.

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