On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Walking Happy" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
  • 1st major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France
  • CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Saskatchewan Roughriders win their first Championship; defeat Ottawa, 29-14

Famous Birthdays

  • Garcelle Beauvais, Haitian actress and model
  • Jay Berger, Fort Dix NJ, tennis star
  • Sue Wicks, American Women's Basketball Hall of Fame forward (WNBA All Star 2000; NY Liberty), born in Center Moriches, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Burrage, American singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • Siegfried Kracauer, writer, dies at 77