Historical Events In November - 26
Tuesday, 03 October 2023
1976 Ringo releases "Hey Baby" single on this day in history.
1978 On November - 26 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY
1980 On this day in history columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
1980 On this day in history rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
1981 Machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch on November - 26.
1988 Arafat Refused Entry into the U.S on this day in history.
1988 Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km) on this day in history.
1989 Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies on November - 26.
1990 On November - 26 matsushita purchases MCA for $6.6 billion
1990 On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait
1990 David White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74 on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history condoms are handed out to thousands of NY High School students
1991 Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60 on November - 26.
1992 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
1994 On November - 26 arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
1995 On November - 26 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher, dies at 106
1996 Euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91 on November - 26.
2006 On November - 26 uS Judge James Robertson orders the US Treasury to change the dollar bill.
2011 On this day in history 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.
2012 10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground on this day in history.
2017 Factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings on November - 26.
2017 On November - 26 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 On November - 26 ukraine declares martial law in areas bordering Russia after Russia seizes three of its naval vessels