On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Strathairn, American actor (LA Confidential, The Bourne Ultimatum), born in San Francisco, California
  • Derek Holt, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • Jonathan Carroll, American author
  • Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)