On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Constitution of independent India comes into effect, Rajendra Prasad elected India's first president

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Lupo, American model
  • Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)

Famous Deaths

  • Betsy van den Arend, Dutch [Betje], actress (Miss Hobbs), dies at 78