What Happened on July 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Western Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey, American actor (American Beauty, House of Cards), born in South Orange, New Jersey

  • Rick Bragg, American journalist and writer, born in Piedmont, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet and publisher (Amor), dies at 54