On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 64th NHL All Star Games, SAP Centre, San Jose, CA: Metropolitan All Stars win four-team, 3-on-3 tournament; MVP: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, C
  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka becomes world #1 ranked player with 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 win over Petra Kvitov√° of the Czech Republic; first Japanese player to win Australian singles title
  • Five people shot and killed in domestic deputes in Louisiana, a 21- year old gunman arrested a day later

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Legrand, French composer, film arranger and jazz musician (Summer of '42, Windmills of Your Mind), dies at 86