What Happened on January 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)
  • Katie Peterson-Parker, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile-5th), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer
  • Tim Pugh, Lake Tahoe CA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals)

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