On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Gina Kingsbury, Canadian hockey player, born in Uranium City, Saskatchewan
  • Jamie Fiske, liver transplant recipient
  • Natalie Gauci, Australian Idol 2007 winner, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Natasha Bedingfield, British singer (Unwritten), born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
  • Stephan Andersen, Danish international footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis

Famous Deaths

  • Max Euwe, Dutch world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
1981 Highlights

About November 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius