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 This day in History - November 26
391 Historic Events for November 26
1981

Machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80

Death
1982

Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73

Death
1982

Juhan Aavic, composer, dies at 98

Death
1982

Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch

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1982

Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73

Death
1982

Yasuhiro Nakasone elected PM of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki

Event
1982

Clyde King named Yankee manager

Event
1983

Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million

Event
1984

John W Mercom Jr announces NO Saints are up for sale for $75 million

Event
1984

After 518 goals and 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires

Event
1984

Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain

Event
1984

US and Iraq regain diplomatic relations

Event
1985

Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87

Death
1985

Random House buys Richard Nixons memoires for $3,000,000

Event
1985

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1985

23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched

Event
1986

Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico and The Man), dies at 76

Death
1986

Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48

Death
1987

Thomas G Lanphier Jr, US WW II pilot, dies at 71

Death
1987

Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89

Death
1988

Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch

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1988

Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km)

Event
1989

Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies

Death
1989

Rafael Callejas installed as president of Honduras

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1989

Luis Alberto Lacalle becomes pres of Uruguay

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