On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st aviator to bail out at supersonic speed-GF Smith

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leigh, Charlap, Styne, Comden and Green's musical "Peter Pan", starring Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard, closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 152 performances

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Rupert Keegan, English Formula One racing car driver, born in Essex, England
1955 Highlights

About February 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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