On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • A. E. van Vogt, Canadian sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn), dies at 87
  • Don Budge, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles, Grand Slam 1938), dies of cardiac arrest at 84
  • Kathleen Hale, British children book writer and illustrator (Orlando), dies at 101