Events that occurred on 26 November.
 On Earth
- 1915 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 3.
- 1941 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 46.
- 1956 - The second episode of 1956 radio series of The Lord of the Rings airs on the BBC Third Programme.
- 1963 – J.R.R. Tolkien, James Dundas-Grant, Robert Havard, Owen Barfield and Christopher Tolkien attend the funeral of C.S. Lewis.
- 1963 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 251.
- 1964 - The 1964 BBC Interview with J.R.R. Tolkien was made.
- 1974 - Bilbo's Last Song is published as a poster.
- 1982 - Tom Shippey published "Blunt Belligerence", a review of Mr. Bliss, The Times Literary Supplement.
- 1984 - The Book of Lost Tales Part Two is published in the US.
- 2003 - Actor Gordon Reid dies.