On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1967

Historical Events

  • Chicago Blizzard strikes with a record 23 inches of snow fall causing 800 buses and 50,000 automobiles to be abandoned
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Branson, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Waynesboro, Mississippi
  • Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer, born in Thrissur, India
  • Tim Pugh, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals), born in Lake Tahoe, California

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Rémy, French actor (Grand Prix, The 400 Blows, The Train), dies at 51
  • Kenneth Thomson, American character actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant), dies of emphysema at 68
1967 Highlights

About January 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius