What Happened on August 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British Motor Corporation introduced the Morris Mini-Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis it was only 10 ft long but seated 4 passengers

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Rutledge, Canadian golfer (1995 Indian Open), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Joanne Gail Abbott, executive (MTV)
  • Kathryn P Hire, Mobile Alabama, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90)