What Happened on November 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
  • USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, & loses his medal, it sinks

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • Don Lake, Canadian television writer
  • Nico Slothouwer, Dutch poet (Man & his Bag)

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51