What Happened on November 26, 1986

Historical Events

  • Trial begins in Israel for John Demjanjuk, accused of being Nazi prison guard "Ivan the Terrible" at Treblinka concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Diego Urbano, Chilean jazz vibraphonist, composer, and bandleader ("Begs the Question’’), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Konstadinos Filippidis, Greek pole vaulter, born in Athens, Greece
  • Trevor Morgan, American actor (Genius), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48
1986 Highlights

About November 26, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') - Berlin