Historical Events In November - 26
Thursday, 26 November 2020
1976 Ringo releases "Hey Baby" single on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY
1980 Columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building on this day in history.
1980 On November - 26 rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
1981 On this day in history machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
1982 On November - 26 howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by the Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch
1982 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected PM of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki on this day in history.
1982 Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1983 Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million on November - 26.
1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched on November - 26.
1985 On November - 26 ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
1986 Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48 on November - 26.
1987 On November - 26 emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
1988 On November - 26 alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch
1988 Arafat Refused Entry into the U.S on November - 26.
1988 Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km) on this day in history.
1989 On November - 26 ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies
1990 On November - 26 matsushita purchases MCA for $6.6 billion
1990 Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history david White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
1991 On November - 26 condoms are handed out to thousands of NY High School students
1991 On November - 26 bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
1992 On November - 26 stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
1993 On this day in history imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
1994 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1995 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher, dies at 106 on this day in history.
1996 On November - 26 euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
2006 On November - 26 uS Judge James Robertson orders the US Treasury to change the dollar bill.
2011 The Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity, the most elaborate Martian exploration vehicle to date, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center. It is slated to land on Mars on aug 5, 2012 on this day in history.
2012 On November - 26 10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground
2017 Factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings on November - 26.
2017 On this day in history presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests
2018 On this day in history nASA's InSight mission lands on Mars after a 7 month voyage
2018 Ukraine declares martial law in areas bordering Russia after Russia seizes three of its naval vessels on November - 26.