On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Last day as Test Cricket umpire for Frank Chester
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Meadowbrook CC: Doug Ford scores a 4 & 3 win over Cary Middlecoff in the Tuesday final; first of 2 majors (Masters 1957)
  • Ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers

Famous Birthdays

  • Asif Ali Zardari , Pakistani politician, President of Pakistan (2008-13), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Nicholas Walker, actor (Capitol, Jimmy-General Hospital), born in Bogotá, Colombia