January 26 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2018 41 people died in Miryang hospital fire at Miryang, South Korea. Man-Made Disaster
2014 Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka won his first title in 2014 Australian Open. Achievement
2004 Golfer from United States, Fred Haas died. Death day
2000 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Alexey Sarana was born. Birthday
1994 American multinational corporatio Cognizant was founded. Foundation day
1992 Puerto Rican actor Jose Ferrer died. Death day
1990 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Yuriy Kuzubov was born. Birthday
1983 Chess grandmaster from Montenegro, Nikola Djukic was born. Birthday
1977 American basketball player Vince Carter was born. Birthday
1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 301 aircraft incident at Cumaovası, Turkey, killed 66 people. Man-Made Disaster
1971 Chess grandmaster from France, Jean-Marc Degraeve was born. Birthday
1969 Australian tennis player Margaret Court won her first title in 1969 Australian Open. Achievement
1968 Indian actor Ravi Teja was born. Birthday
1957 Brazilian politician Jose Linhares died. Death day
1956 The opening ceremony of VIII Olympic Winter Games, or 1956 Winter olympics was held in Cortina d'Ampezzo.
1952 Astronaut from United States, Mario Runco was born. Birthday
1950 Republic Day of India. National Holiday
1947 Belgian informatics engineer and computer scientist Robert Cailliau was born. Birthday
1935 Chess grandmaster from Iceland, Friðrik Ólafsson was born. Birthday
1935 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Stanimir Nikolić was born. Birthday
1926 Around 60 people died because of 1926 Victorian bushfires in Australia. This is one of the deadliest wildfires. Natural Disaster
1925 American actor Paul Newman was born. Birthday
1911 German-born American physicist Polykarp Kusch was born. Birthday
1908 Chess grandmaster from Sweden, Gideon Ståhlberg was born. Birthday
1904 Irish politician Sean MacBride was born. Birthday
1788 National Day of Australia. National Holiday
1700 Magnitude 8.7–9.2 earthquake in Pacific Ocean, USA and Canada. This is one of the largest earthquake by magnitude. Natural Disaster
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