On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, SkyDome, Toronto: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40 on Dave Ridgway's field goal winner was known as 'The Kick'
  • Comores coup under Bob Benard

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

India's Congress Party led by then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi loses the general election to an opposition front led by V. P. Singh

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Indian Prime Minister
Rajiv Gandhi
  • Luis Alberto Lacalle becomes President of Uruguay
  • Rafael Callejas installed as president of Honduras

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies