November 26

This Day in History

1983

Brink’s MAT Gold Heist Occurs

"In a daring heist made for the movies, an armed gang stole some 6,800 gold bars worth £26 million from London’s Heathrow Airport, the largest haul ever staged in Britain, on this day in 1983. … (more...)

1922

Archaeologists Enter King Tut’s Tomb

British archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first souls to enter King Tutankhamen's Egyptian tomb in over 3,000 years. Carter discovered the entrance to the tomb of the teenage … (more...)

1476

Vlad the Impaler Conquers Walachia… Again

"On this day in 1476, Vlad III, otherwise known by his more alarming monikers, Vlad the Impaler or Dracula, re-conquered Walachia, in what is now Romania. Vlad's life was essentially an endless series … (more...)