On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1956

Historical Events

  • Medic Alert Foundation forms
  • Red Buttons stars as an angel on TV anthology series Studio One episode "Tale of St. Emergency"

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly McClain, American country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Tatyana Kochergina, Ukrainian handball player (Olympic gold 1976, 80 USSR), born in Ovidiopol, Ukraine

Famous Deaths

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

About March 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries