Today in History

I haven’t done this in a while.

Today is January 26, 2009

– it is the 26th day of the year and there are 339 days remaining
Liberation Day in Uganda
Australia Day in Australia, of course!
Republic Day in India

Birthdays include

– 1880 Douglas MacArthur
– 1905 Maria von Trapp
– 1925 Paul Newman
– 1935 Bob Uecker

Events include

– 1837 Michigan admitted as the 26th state
– 1961 Janet G. Travell is appointed to be the 1st female physician to the President of the US
– 1979 The Dukes of Hazard premiers
– 1998 “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky” President Clinton


1 comment so far

  1. Caledonia Unplugged on

    Birthdays include: My (older)brother – 57 today!!!

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