On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • 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