On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1980

Historical Events

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

Sports History

Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP

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? 41 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius