What Happened on July 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Sharon Sites Adams, 39, becomes 1st lady to solo sail the Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Colbrunn, Fontana CA, infielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder)
  • Marc Boutte, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Patrick Alfred Bates, PGA golfer (1994 NIKE Dakota Open), born in St Louis, Missouri

Famous Weddings

  • "The 5th Dimension" lead vocalist Marilyn McCoo (25) weds fellow bandmate Billy Davis, Jr. (31)

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Walburn, actor (Spoilers, Dixie), dies after illness at 81