What Happened on January 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg

Famous Deaths

  • David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont
  • Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1921)
  • Harold Brodkey, American writer (My Venice), dies at 65
  • Henry Jay Lewis, conductor, dies at 63
  • Stevie Plunder, Australian musician (b. 1963)