Historical Events In November - 26
Monday, 03 August 2020
1976 On this day in history ringo releases "Hey Baby" single
1978 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
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 Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by the Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch on this day in history.
1982 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected PM of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki on November - 26.
1982 On November - 26 dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
1983 Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million on November - 26.
1985 On November - 26 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched
1985 Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1986 Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48 on this day in history.
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 November - 26.
1989 Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies on November - 26.
1990 Matsushita purchases MCA for $6.6 billion on November - 26.
1990 Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait on this day in history.
1990 On November - 26 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 this day in history bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
1992 On this day in history stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
1993 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death on this day in history.
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 November - 26.
1996 Euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
2006 US Judge James Robertson orders the US Treasury to change the dollar bill on November - 26.
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 November - 26.
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 On November - 26 factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings
2017 Presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history nASA's InSight mission lands on Mars after a 7 month voyage
2018 On this day in history ukraine declares martial law in areas bordering Russia after Russia seizes three of its naval vessels