On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1961

Historical Events

  • For 2nd time in his career, St Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions
  • Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Hannan, Canadian NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche), born in Onaping Falls, Ontario
  • Ivory [Lisa Moretti], American professional wrestler, born in Inglewood, California
  • Marcy Walker, American actress (Liza-All My Child, Santa Barbara), born in Paducah, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, Russian-Soviet pianist, composer, and teacher, dies at 86
1961 Highlights

About November 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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