On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1979

Historical Events

  • Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
  • Twins John Castino & Jays Alfredo Griffin tie for AL Rookie of Year

Famous Birthdays

  • B.J. Averell, American reality television contestant (The Amazing Race 9), born in Camden, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel L'Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), dies at 91
1979 Highlights

About November 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Sagittarius