What Happened on March 26, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" wins Best Picture, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness win Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively

  • The African Regroupment Party (PRA) is launched at a meeting in Paris.
  • US Army launched America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Codiroli, American baseballer

Famous Deaths

  • Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies