On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2008

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Russian Maria Sharapova wins her first and only Australian title; beats Ana Ivanović of Serbia 7-5, 6-3

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Brando, American actor and son of Marlon Brando, dies of pneumonia at 49
  • Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer, dies at 101
2008 Highlights

About January 26, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius