On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Ballad of Davy Crockett" 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

  • Danny Arndt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dean Dillon, country singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee