On This Day

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    January 26, 1998
    Clinton “did not have sexual relations” with Lewinsky
    Under fire from accusations he had an affair with a White House intern, President Bill Clinton issues a strong denial during a televised press conference. Just seven months later he will admit involvement.

    Bill Clinton – 42nd President of the United States
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    January 26, 1950
    India becomes a republic
    After thousands of years of monarchy, centuries of British rule, and much religious and social strife leading up to it, India adopts a constitution and becomes the world’s most populous democracy.

    Republic Day is a national holiday in India. The holiday honours the date on which the Constitution of India…[Read more]

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    January 26, 1500
    Spain’s Pinzón is first European to land in Brazil
    Captain of the ‘Nina’ during Columbus’ first New World voyage, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón’s current sail takes him to Brazil’s northeastern coast and a short exploration of the mouth of the Amazon River.

    Vicente Yáñez Pinzón – Explorer
    Vicente Yáñez Pinzón was a Spanish navigator…[Read more]