What Happened on June 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 9th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Cousins" wins Golden Bear

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Elizabeth & President Eisenhower open St Lawrence Seaway

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark McKinney, Canadian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies