What Happened on January 26, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10 people are killed and 20 are injured by a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • 30 people are killed during a violent protest in Port Said, Egypt
  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus wins her 2nd straight Australian title; beats Li Na of China 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
  • Miloš Zeman wins the Czech Republic’s presidential election
  • The United States Sentencing Commission is hacked by Anonymous in response to the suicide of Aaron Swartz

Famous Deaths

  • Hiroshi Nakajima, Japanese doctor, dies at 84