On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2006

Historical Events

  • Western Union discontinues its telegram service.

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Lambrino, son of Carol II of Romania and Zizi Lambrino (b. 1920)
  • Khan Abdul Wali Khan, Pakistani opposition leader and Pashtun nationalist (b. 1917)
  • Len Carlson, Canadian actor (b. 1937)
2006 Highlights

About January 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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