On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2005

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, the first African American woman to hold the post

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Professional golfer Arnold Palmer (75) weds Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate ceremony at a cottage on the beach at Turtle Bay Resort


2005 Highlights

About January 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius