On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (QB)

Sports History

Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year

  • Explorer 18 spacecraft launched by NASA

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Gaynor, American guitarist (Matchbox Twenty, 1995-2005 - "If You're Gone"), born in New York City
  • Allyson Rice-Taylor, American actress (As the World Turns), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Mario Elie, American NBA forward and guard (Houston Rockets), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian-American operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds), dies at 81
1963 Highlights

About November 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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