On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1955

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
1955 Highlights

About July 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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