On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bernanos & Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites" premieres
  • Dutch Pacifist Socialist Party forms
  • India annexes Kashmir
  • Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as President of Milwaukee Braves

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashok Malhotra, cricketer (Indian batsman in 7 Tests 1982-84)
  • Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Shivlal Yadav, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 102 Test wickets 1979-87)