Historical Events In November - 26
Thursday, 26 November 2020
2018 Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have made the first genetically edited baby on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore is handed her record equalling 7th world title as American contender Lakey Peterson is a shock 2nd round elimination at the season-ending Maui Pro in Hawaii
2018 On November - 26 general Motors announces it will close five factories in North America, cutting 14,000 jobs
2018 On November - 26 first multidrug randomized control trial to treat Ebola started in Democratic Republic of Congo announced by the WHO
2018 DC superhero film "Aquaman" directed by James Wan starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard premieres in London on November - 26.
2018 On November - 26 nASA's InSight probe successfully lands on the surface of Mars.
2019 On November - 26 albania earthquake: 51 people are killed and around 2,000 others injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in northwestern Albania. The earthquake was the strongest to hit Albania in more than 40 years, and is currently the world's deadliest earthquake in 2019.
2019 Chilean protests: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International issue reports on Chile's situation denouncing grave human rights violations, including excesive violence use and detention abuses by police forces. Among police brutality acts there are records of police agents firing non-lethal ammunition to protesters' faces against provider's regulations, resulting in more than 200 people with severe eye trauma and more than 50 requiring prosthetic eyes on this day in history.