On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2016

Historical Events

  • Cold snap across East Asia leads to more than 50 deaths and 60,000 travellers stranded in South Korea
  • Leader of Oregon militia occupying Malheur wildlife refuge arrested and another killed in shoot-out with Federal agents

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), dies at 94
  • Colin Vearncombe, English singer-songwriter (Black-Wonderful Like), dies after a road accident at 53
2016 Highlights

About January 26, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius