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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

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1988  CIBC buys 65% of Wood Gundy for $190 million, mostly in shares on this day in history.  

1989  On January - 26 aT&T reports first loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988  

1989  On this day in history test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs West Indies, Sydney  

1989  US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus on this day in history.  

1989  Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies on this day in history.  

1990  Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica &South Atlantic on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history fHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies  

1991  On January - 26 alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church  

1991  Jan Stenerud becomes first pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame on January - 26.  

1991  Johnny van Doorn, Dutch writer/poet, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history americans with Disabilities Act went into effect  

1992  José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80 on January - 26.  

1993  Brian Tobin sworn in as Premier of Newfoundland on this day in history.  

1993  Jeanne Sauvé dies in hospital; Sauvé served as Canada's first woman Governor General on this day in history.  

1993  West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide on January - 26.  

1993  On January - 26 axel Von Dem Bussche, German aristocrat, dies  

1995  On this day in history new Jersey Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern  

1995  On January - 26 bernardo Leighton, Chilian politician (1964-70), dies  

1996  On January - 26 "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg  

1996  David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/the Rhine, dies at 83  

1998  On January - 26 25th American Music Award Spice Girls &Babyface win  

1998  On January - 26 intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip  

1998  President Clinton goes on TV and says "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky." on this day in history.  

1998  President Clinton says "I want to say one thing to the American people, I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky" on January - 26.  

1998  On January - 26 u.S. President Bill Clinton categorically denies having an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, saying "I did not have sexual relations with that woman ... Miss Lewinsky."  

1998  On January - 26 s P Leary, Texan Blues drummer (Muddy Waters), dies at 67  

2013  30 people are killed during a violent protest in Port Said, Egypt on January - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  On this day in history birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  On January - 26 birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

1630  On this day in history death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  On this day in history death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

1697  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)