On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1986

Historical Events

  • Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champion
  • Super Bowl XX, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA: Chicago Bears beat New England Patriots, 46-10; MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE
  • Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquers Kampala, Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Green, American basketball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • Kizzmekia Corbett, American viral immunologist (US Vaccine Research Center, developed the Moderna COVID vaccine), born in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina
  • Matt Heafy, American-Japanese musician (Trivium), born in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Toronto, Canada
1986 Highlights

About January 26, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius