On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Red, White, & Maddox" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 41 performances

Australian Open Women's Tennis

1st Australian Open Women's Tennis: Margaret Court wins inaugural Open event; beats American Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-1

  • Minister of Health and Social Services William Morgan resigns from the Northern Ireland government
  • Police break up a march by hundreds of demonstrators in central Prague
1969 Highlights

About January 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crimson And Clover - Tommy James And The Shondells
  • UK #1 Song: Albatross - Fleetwood Mac