Sara Rue – American Actress
Sara Rue is an American actress. She is known for her performances as Carmen Ferrara on Popular, and as Claude Casey on Less than Perfect. In 2011, she hosted The CW reality series Shedding for the Wedding. She had a recurring role in the comedy Rules of Engagement, in which she played Brenda, the softball teammate and…[Read more]
Kelly Stables – American Actress
Kelly Stables is an American actress who has appeared on stage, as well as in film and television. She is known for her television roles, such as Melissa on Two and a Half Men, Eden Konkler on The Exes, and Kelly on Superstore.
Born: Jan 26, 1978 · St. Louis, MO
Anita Baker – American Singer-Songwriter
Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the…[Read more]
Eddie Van Halen – Musician
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, born January 26, 1955 is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, producer, and inventor. He is the main songwriter and founder—with brother and drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David Lee Roth—of the American hard rock band Van Halen. In 2012, he was voted number one in a G…[Read more]
Wayne Gretzky – Professional Ice Hockey Player
Wayne Douglas Gretzky CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed “The Great One”, he has been called “the greatest hockey player ever” by many sportswriters, players, and…[Read more]
Bob Lazar – Actor
Robert Scott Lazar is an American who is primarily known for his claims of having been hired in the late 1980s to reverse-engineer purported extraterrestrial technology at a secret site called “S-4”, allegedly located several kilometres south of the United States Air Force facility popularly known as Area 51.
Born: Jan 26, 1959…[Read more]
Ellen DeGeneres – American Comedian
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.
Born: Jan 26, 1958 · Metairie, LA
Paul Newman – American Actor
Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He won and was nominated for numerous awards, winning an Oscar for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival…[Read more]
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
William Jefferson…[Read more]
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]
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]
The coronavirus, named 2019-nCoV, is part of the same family as many common flu strains, as well as SARS and MERS, but this virus is creating a buzz because it has never before been seen in humans.
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