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January 26, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Farman Fatehpuri [Syed Dildar Ali], Urdu scholar, linguist, critic and author, born in Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, British India (d. 2013)
  • José María Valverde, Spanish philosopher, poet and translator (La espera, Historia de la literatura universal), born in Valencia de Alcántara, Spain (d. 1996)
  • Sir Charles Henderson Tidbury, British brewing executive, former chairman (Whitbread & Company), born in Camberley, Surrey (d. 2003)

Deaths in History

  • John Flannagan, Catholic priest, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University, dies at 66
1926 in History