What Happened on February 26, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Rolando Blackman, American basketball player, born in Panama City, Panama

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, granddaughter of King Edward VII and great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, dies at 67
1959 Highlights

About February 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
  • UK #1 Song: As I Love You - Shirley Bassey