What Happened on October 26, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Emile Zatopek runs world record 30,000m, 25,000m & 15 miles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Winston Churchill re-elected British Prime Minister at the age of 86

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Maggie Roche, American singer-songwriter (Roches) (d. 2017)
  • [William] Bootsy Collins, guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio