On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

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