On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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
  • Jessica Bowman, actress (Colleen Cooper-Dr Quinn), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer and actor

Famous Deaths

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