Historical Events on January 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's "Twist" is impure & bans it from all Catholic schools
  • Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard
  • David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
  • US launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mi (37,000-km)