What Happened on January 26, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai & Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift in Helsinki

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Gimelstob, NJ, tennis star (1994 doubles USTA Bakersfield)
  • Vince Carter [Vinsanity], American basketball player who famously made "Le dunk de la mort" (the Dunk of Death), born in Daytona Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Hayes, American actress (Blackboard Jungle, Robert Montgomery Presents), dies from cancer and hepatitis at 60