January 1959 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 6 of 6

11th - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mayfair Golf Open
11th - NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 28-21
18th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
26th - 47th Australian Championships: Mary Carter Reitano beats Renee Schuurman Haygarth (6-2, 6-3)
26th - 47th Australian Championships: Alex Olmedo beats Neale Fraser (6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)
28th - Soviet Union wins 62-37 for 1st international basketball loss by US

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 13 of 13

2nd - Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)
6th - Kapil Dev, Chandigarh Punjab, Indian cricketer (India's finest all-rounder 1978-94, Cup-1982)
6th - Nancy Rubin Sharff, New Kensington, LPGA golfer (1991 Jamie Farr-9th)
8th - Michael Harwood, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
9th - Otis Nixon, US baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers)
9th - Mark Martin, American race car driver
10th - Chandra Cheesborough, Jacksonville Fla, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-84)
11th - Brett Bodine, auto racer
14th - Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
20th - Lea Antonoplis, West Covina Cat, tennis star
21st - Alex McLeish, Scottish footballer and manager
27th - Chris Collinsworth, NFL wide receiver/TV sportscaster
31st - Kelly Moore, American stock car driver

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 2 of 2

17th - Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi
22nd - Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929)


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