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
  • Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as pres

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Arne Eggen, Norwegian composer, dies at 74