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Notable Historical Events for January 26th

1340English king Edward III proclaimed king of France

1918Herbert Hoover, US Food Administrator, calls for "wheatless" & "meatless" days for war effort

199785th Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (62 63 63)

201456th Grammy Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, and Daft Punk win

1956Hank Greenberg & Joe Cronin are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1942Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Marshal Rommel

1934Bradman scores 128 NSW v Victoria, 96 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

1998President Bill Clinton says "I want to say one thing to the American people; I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky"

1961"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1

1913Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for playing as a professional

January 26th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 26th

1925Paul Newman, Cleve, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler)

1955Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)

1961Wayne Gretzky, Brantford Ont, NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers)

1880Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964)

January 26th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 26th

1905General officer John J. Pershing (44) weds Helen Frances

1944Actor Ralph Richardson (41) weds actress Meriel Forbes (30)

1925Politician Seán MacBride (21) weds Catalina Bulfin in Dublin, Ireland

2005Professional golfer Arnold Palmer (75) weds Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate ceremony at a cottage on the beach at Turtle Bay Resort

January 26th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 26th

1962Charles "Lucky" Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies of a heart attack at 65

1949Victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65

January 26th Deaths
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