On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2019

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

Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

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

Tennis Player Naomi Osaka
Tennis Player
Naomi Osaka
  • 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
  • Wilma Lipp, Austrian soprano (Vienna Opera, 1945-81; Mozart's Die Zauberfl√∂te - "Queen of the Night"), dies at 93
2019 Highlights

About January 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius