On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1980

Historical Events

  • Columbia mated to SRBs & external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Famous Birthdays

  • Delilah Cotto, Puerto Rican actress, dancer and model, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jessica Bowman, American actress (Colleen Cooper-Dr Quinn), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer and actor, born in Mitaka, Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), commits suicide at 53
1980 Highlights

About November 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius