What Happened on January 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Professional golfer Arnold Palmer (75) weds Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate ceremony at a cottage on the beach at Turtle Bay Resort