On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1956

Historical Events

  • Medic Alert Foundation forms
  • Red Buttons debuts on TV in Studio One

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly McClain, country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Tatyana Kochergina, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas de Hartmann, Russian composer, dies at 70
1956 Highlights

About March 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries