What Happened on July 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • Last day as Test Cricket umpire for Frank Chester

PGA Championship

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
1955 History

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
Born in 1955

About July 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman