January 26 in History – What happened on 26 January in Past


26 January - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

In India and world history January 26 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on January 26 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1993Australia is defeated by West Indies by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide.
1997Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya in 85th Australian Mens Tennis by 62, 63, 63.
1998Spice Girls and Baby face won the 25th American Music Award.
1998Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip.
2001Bhuj in India is hit by Earthquake causing great damage. Nearly 20,000 people were killed.
2010James Cameron's film Avatar becomes the highest grossing film of all time. It has crossed the record of collection of his own film, Titanic.
2011Davos, Swizerland hosts the 41st World Economic Forum.
2012Illumina, a U.S. Australia gene sequencing company adopts a poison pill strategy, fighting against a hostile big by Roche Holding.
2013Anonymous, the group of hackers hacks into the U.S. sentencing Commission website.
2014Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Grand Slam title. He beat Rafael Nadal in 2014 Australian Open Final.



List of January 26 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of January 26 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1956Diana Edulagee / Cricketer / India
1918B. D. Sharma / Politician / India
1933Anil Ganguly / Director / India

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