On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 19th Sundance Film Festival: "American Splendor", directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi of the US wins his 8th and last Grand Slam title; beats Rainer Schuttler of Germany 6-2, 6-2, 6-1

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Super Bowl XXXVII, Qualc:omm Stadium, San Diego, CA: Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Oakland Raiders, 48-21; MVP: Dexter Jackson, Tampa Bay, S

Famous Birthdays

  • Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (b. 1931)
  • Hugh Trevor-Roper, English historian (The Last Days of Hitler), dies at 89
  • John Browning, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1956), dies at 69
  • Valeriy Brumel, Soviet Olympic athlete (b. 1942)