On This Day

January 26, 2004 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • A whale explodes in the town of Tainan, Taiwan. A build-up of gas in the decomposing sperm whale is suspected of causing the explosion.
  • Mydoom , the most destructive computer worm (so far), first sighted on computers in North America. Goes on to cause $38 billion in damages.
  • President Hamid Karzai signs the new constitution of Afghanistan.