On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Freedom Charter signed in South Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 vocalist and guitarist (The Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade