What Happened on August 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Pather Panchali", Indian film directed by Satyajit Ray, starring Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee and Karuna Banerjee, is released
  • 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)

Famous Deaths

  • Sol White, American Baseball HOF executive (Philadelphia Giants 4 x consecutive black C'ships 1904–1907), dies at 87

About August 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman