Historical Events on January 31, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

54th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Arthur Ashe (6-4, 6-8, 6-2, 6-3)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

Sport awardTennis Open

54th Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Nancy Richey

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
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