What Happened on November 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Clyde King named Yankee manager

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone elected PM of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, dies at 98
  • Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73