What Happened on January 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Blizzard strikes with a record 23 inches of snow fall causing 800 buses and 50,000 automobiles to be abandoned
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Branson, US baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Katie Peterson-Parker, Bethesda MD, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile-5th)
  • Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer
  • Tim Pugh, Lake Tahoe CA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Remy, actor (Blows), dies at 55
  • Kenneth Thomson, actor (White Gold), dies of emphysema at 68