What Happened on January 26th, 1978

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Frank Herbert completes his novel "Destination: Void"
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer placed in Earth orbit
  • Mario Soares forms Portuguese government
  • Strikers riot in Tunisia, killing about 40

Famous Birthdays

  • Corina Morariu, American tennis player
  • Estéban Germán, Dominican baseball player
  • Kelly Stables, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Genn, actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, Henry V), dies at 72