On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • With a record 6,254,427 ballots cast by fans in NBA All-Star Voting, Detroit's Grant Hill becomes the first rookie to lead all NBA players in All-Star votes received, earning #1 on 1,289,585 ballots

Famous Deaths

  • Bernardo Leighton, Chilian politician (1964-70), dies
  • Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist, dies at 65
  • Louis Heren, journalist, dies at 65
  • Vic Buckingham, English soccer player/trainer (Ajax), dies at 79