On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Ballad of Davy Crockett" version recorded by Bill Hayes becomes the #1 record in US
  • 109th Grand National: Pat Taaffe wins aboard Quare Times at 100/9; third consecutive GN victory for trainer Vincent O'Brien
  • France misses out on a maiden Grand Slam after losing, 16-11 to Wales at Stade Colombes; share Five Nations Rugby Championship with Wales with 3-1 record

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Dillon, American country music singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee
1955 Highlights

About March 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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