What Happened on January 27, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

46th Men's Australian Championships: Ashley Cooper beats Malcolm Anderson (7-5, 6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • 46th Women's Australian Championships: Angela Mortimer Barrett beats Lorraine Coghlan Robinson (6-3, 6-4)
  • Ferenc Munnich succeeds Kadar as premier of Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Milburn, British MP
  • Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • James Grippando, American novelist
  • Kadri Mälk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer