What Happened on January 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "The Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on US TV network CBS
  • Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Neth

Famous Birthdays

  • Sara Rue, American actress

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nelson Rockefeller, American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), dies of a heart attack at 70

Businessman and US Vice President Nelson Rockefeller
Businessman and US Vice President
Nelson Rockefeller