On This Day

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

Music awardsGrammy Awards

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

Singer Lorde

Sport awardAustralian 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

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • 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? 7 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius