What Happened on January 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist
  • Lucinda Williams, American singer-songwriter (Passionate Kisses, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Athanase David, French Canadian politician and businessman (b. 1882)
  • Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet and linguistic (spelling), dies at 58