On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • Freedom Charter signed in South Africa

Sports History

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Maple Bluff CC: Patty Berg wins her 5th WO title by 2 strokes from Louise Suggs and Fay Croker; first WO played at stroke play

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Jones, English rock guitarist and singer (The Clash, 1976-83 - "Rock The Casbah"; Big Audio Dynamite, 1984-97 - "Rush"), born in London, England

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade
1955 Highlights

About June 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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