On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Mel Ott & Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Hummell, rock bassist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
  • Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Walt Willey, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois