What Happened on January 26, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 36th Men's Australian Championships: Adrian Quist beats John Bromwich (6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3)
  • 36th Women's Australian Championships: Nancye Wynne Bolton beats Marie Toomey (6-3, 6-1)

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurence "Corky" Laing, Canadian rock drummer and songwriter (Mountain, Cork), born in Montreal, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 65