What Happened on January 26, 2001

Historical Events

  • An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.

Famous Deaths

  • Al McGuire, American basketball coach (Marquette), dies at 72
2001 Highlights

About January 26, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Independent Women Part I - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit