What Happened on January 26, 2014

Historical Events

  • 21 people are killed after a tourist boat capsizes off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • 30th Sundance Film Festival: "Whiplash", directed by Damien Chazelle, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Grammy Awards

56th Grammy Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, and Daft Punk win

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland wins his first major title; beats Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Sports History

NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: Team Rice beats Team Sanders, 22-21; MVPs: Nick Foles, Philadelphia, QB; Derrick Johnson, KC Chiefs, LB


Famous Weddings

  • "The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe (30) weds graphic designer Catherine Giudici (27) at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Gola, American basketball player, dies at 81
2014 Highlights

About January 26, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
  • UK #1 Song: Rather Be - Clean Bandit Ft. Jess Glynne