What Happened on October 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British troops occupy Saudi Arabian oil field at Boeraimi
  • First edition of "Village Voice" (NYC) published

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ngô Đình Diệm proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as President

President of South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
President of South Vietnam
Ngô Đình Diệm

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen K Robinson, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths

  • Arne Eggen, Norwegian composer, dies at 74