What Happened on February 26, 1955

Historical Events

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

Musical Finale

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

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? 67 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Softly, Softly - Ruby Murray