On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1963

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Explorer 18 spacecraft launched by NASA

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Gaynor, American musician (Matchbox Twenty), born in NYC, New York
  • 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? 57 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius