What Happened on January 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg

Famous Deaths

  • David Schultz, American wrestler (Olympic gold 1984), killed by John Du Pont at 36
  • Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, dies at 74
  • Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies), dies at 92
  • Harold Brodkey, American writer (My Venice), dies at 65
  • Henry Jay Lewis, conductor, dies at 63
  • Stevie Plunder, Australian musician (b. 1963)