What Happened on January 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 47th Men's Australian Championships: Alex Olmedo beats Neale Fraser (6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)
  • 47th Women's Australian Championships: Mary Carter Reitano beats Renee Schuurman Haygarth (6-2, 6-3)
  • Italy government of Fanfani resigns
  • KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

President of Cuba Raúl Castro (27) weds revolutionary Vilma Espín (28) in Santiago de Cuba

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro