On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1954

Historical Events

  • Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba

Famous Birthdays

  • Roz Chast, American cartoonist (Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, born in Valvettithurai, Dominion of Ceylon (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 63
1954 Highlights

About November 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius