On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever on record

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Hughes, Australian comedian (Hughesy, We Have a Problem), born in Warrnambool, Victoria
  • Greg Graham, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • John Amaechi, English psychologist and NBA player (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lorissa McComas, American actress (Lap Dancing, Vamp), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Mark Dixon, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)

Famous Deaths

  • B O Davis Sr, 1st African American general, dies at 93 in Chicago
1970 Highlights

About November 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius