On This Day: January 26th
This is 26th day of the year and 340 days remain in the year.
The first European settlers landed in Sydney, Australia.
Congress passed an act calling for establishment of a library within the US Capitol.
Former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller died in New York at age 70.
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocked the Indian state of Gujarat, killing more than 20,000 people.
January 26 BirthdaysDouglas MacArthur1880–1964, American General.
Wayne Gretzkyhockey player
Charles XIVking of Sweden and Norway
Jules Feiffercartoonist and writer
Ellen DeGenerescomedienne, actress