On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jean Knight [Jean Caliste], American soul, funk and R&B singer (Mr Big Stuff), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Peter Kenton Winkler, composer
  • Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general

Famous Deaths

  • Harry H. Laughlin, American eugenicist (b. 1880)
  • Nikolai Vavilov, geneticist, Saratovv labour camp, dies