What Happened on November 26, 1955

Historical Events

  • 20th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 26-0 in Birmingham
  • CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Edmonton Eskimos retain Championship with 34-19 win over Montreal Alouettes
  • Emergency crisis proclaimed in Cyprus

Music History

Sandy Wilson's musical "The Boy Friend", featuring the Broadway debut of Julie Andrews, closes at Royale Theater, NYC, after 483 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Walk, American baseball player, born in Van Nuys, California
  • Jay Howell, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
  • Tracy Hickman, American sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
1955 Highlights

About November 26, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets