What Happened on January 27, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Ashley Cooper wins 2nd straight Australian title; beats fellow Australian Malcolm Anderson 7-5, 6-3, 6-4

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis: Angela Mortimer Barrett of England beats Lorraine Coghlan of Australia 6-3, 6-4
  • Ferenc Munnich succeeds Kadar as premier of Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Milburn, British MP
  • Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • James Grippando, American novelist
  • Kadri Mälk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer