Today in History - History - January 26th

← Dec Feb → January

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for January 26th

2014Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Tennis Open

1975Edward Albee's "Seascape," premieres in NYC

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

1980175,000 pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro

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

1960Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on 23rd ballot

1995NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern

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

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

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"

January 26th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on January 26th

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

1891Frank Costello, Lauropoli Italy, Italian-American gangster (The Prime Minister of the Underworld)

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

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

January 26th Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on January 26th

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

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

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

1858Inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick (48) weds Nancy Fowler

January 26th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on January 26th

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

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

January 26th Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31