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Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author.
Abraham Charles Vigoda (February 24, 1921 – January 26, 2016) was an American character actor who was known for a number of roles, such as his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather (1972) and Phil Fish in Barney Miller (1975–1977, 1982) and Fish (1977–1978).
Abner Doubleday (June 26, 1819January 26, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War.
Adam Alexander Crozier (born 26 January 1964) is a Scottish businessman, and was former chief executive officer of media company ITV plc, operator of the ITV television network covering most of the United Kingdom.
Adolph IX, Count of Holstein-Kiel, also known as Adolph VII, (– 26 January 1390) was count of Holstein-Kiel and Holstein-Plön from 1359 until his death.
Adriaan van Maanen (March 31, 1884, Sneek – January 26, 1946, Pasadena) was a Dutch–American astronomer.
was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony along with Masaru Ibuka.
Alfred Emanuel McGuire (September 7, 1928 – January 26, 2001) was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster, the head coach at Marquette University from 1964 to 1977.
Albacete (translit) is a city and municipality in the Spanish autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha, and capital of the province of Albacete.
Albacete Airport is an airport located at the Los Llanos Air Base, about south of the city of Albacete, the capital of the province of Albacete in Castile-La Mancha, Spain.
Alberic of Cîteaux, O.Cist. (died January 26, 1109), sometimes known as Aubrey of Cîteaux, was a French monk and abbot, one of the founders of the Cistercian Order.
Albert Schultens (22 August 168626 January 1750) was a Dutch philologist.
Alda Facio Montejo (born 26 January 1948) is a Costa Rican feminist jurist, writer, teacher and international expert in gender and human rights in Latin America.
Very Reverend Alexander Carlyle DD FRSE (26 January 172228 August 1805) was a Scottish church leader, and autobiographer.
Ali Mahdi Muhammad (Cali Mahdi Maxamed, علي مهدي محمد) (born January 1, 1939) is a Somali entrepreneur and politician.
Alik L. Alik (born January 26, 1953) is a diplomat and politician from the Federated States of Micronesia who was the Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia from May 11, 2007 to May 11, 2015.
Maharana Amar Singh I, the Maharana of Mewar (16 March 1559 – 26 January 1620), was the eldest son and successor of Maharana Pratap of Mewar.
Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a United States Senator.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Anatoly Anatolyevich Komm (Анатолий Анатольевич Комм), (born 26 January 1967 in Moscow).,, Russia Today.
Ancel Benjamin Keys (January 26, 1904 – November 20, 2004) was an American physiologist who studied the influence of diet on health.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen (born 26 January 1953) is a Danish politician who was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014.
Andrew John Ridgeley (born 26 January 1963) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Andry Nirina Rajoelina (Malagasy) (born 30 May 1974) was the President of the High Transitional Authority of Madagascar.
John Andrew "Andy" Hummel (January 26, 1951 – July 19, 2010) was an American bassist and singer-songwriter best known as the bass player of Big Star.
Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic, and author.
Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter.
Anne Jeffreys (born Annie Jeffreys Carmichael; January 26, 1923 – September 27, 2017) was an American actress and singer.
Dame Anne Jane Mills, (born 26 January 1951) is a British authority on health economics.
Annette Louise Greenfield Strauss (January 26, 1924 – December 14, 1998) was an American philanthropist and a former mayor of Dallas.
Antananarivo (French: Tananarive), also known by its colonial shorthand form Tana, is the capital and largest city of Madagascar.
Baron Anton Antonovich Delvig (ɐnˈton ɐnˈtonəvʲɪtɕ ˈdelʲvʲɪk;, Moscow –, St. Petersburg) was a Russian poet and journalist.
Antonio Maria Abbatini (26 January 1595, or 1609 or 1610 – ? after 15 March 1679, or 1677) was an Italian composer, active mainly in Rome.
The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (formerly Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, pp.528-29 is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers.
The Army of the Potomac was the principal Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.
Arthur Cayley F.R.S. (16 August 1821 – 26 January 1895) was a British mathematician.
Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.
Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth (last) Rashidun caliph and first Imam was assassinated by a Kharijite called Ibn Muljam on 26 January 661 at the Great Mosque of Kufa, in present-day Iraq.
Louis-Athanase David (June 24, 1882 – January 26, 1953) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and businessman.
Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II.
August Froehlich (26 January 1891 – 22 June 1942) was a German Roman Catholic priest.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Australia Day is the official national day of Australia.
Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street on more than 270 episodes of the Perry Mason television series from 1957 to 1966, earning her a 1959 Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Barclay Records is a French record company and label founded by Eddie Barclay in 1953.
The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15, 1862, in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside, as part of the American Civil War.
The Battle of Seattle was a January 26, 1856 attack by Native Americans upon Seattle, Washington.
The Battle of Talikota (23 January 1565) was a watershed battle fought between the Vijayanagara Empire and the Deccan sultanates.
The Battle of Ula or Battle of Chashniki was fought during the Livonian War on 26 January 1564 between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Tsardom of Russia on the Ula River (tributary of the Daugava River) north of Chashniki in the Vitebsk Region.
Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.
Beatification (from Latin beatus, "blessed" and facere, "to make") is a recognition accorded by the Catholic Church of a dead person's entrance into Heaven and capacity to intercede on behalf of individuals who pray in his or her name.
Benito Modesto "Ben" Pucci (&ndash) was a professional American football tackle who played three seasons for the Buffalo Bisons, Chicago Rockets and Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) between 1946 and 1948.
Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Edward Nicholson OBE (26 January 1919 – 23 October 2004) was an English football player, coach, manager and scout who had a 36-year association with Tottenham Hotspur.
Frederick Roberts "Bob" Gerard (19 January 1914, Leicester – 26 January 1990, South Croxton, Leicestershire) was a racing driver and businessman from England.
Robert Charles Nieman (January 26, 1927 – March 10, 1985) was an American professional baseball player and scout.
Robert George Uecker (born January 26, 1934) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player and current sportscaster, comedian, and actor.
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (p; 1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Brendan Rodgers (born 26 January 1973) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic.
British Hong Kong was the period during which Hong Kong was under British Crown rule, from 1841 to 1997 (excluding the Japanese occupation from 1941 to 1945).
The BTA-6 (translation) is a aperture optical telescope at the Special Astrophysical Observatory located in the Zelenchuksky District on the north side of the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
The Cairo fire, also known as Black Saturday,King 1989, p. 207Goldschmidt & Johnston 2004, p. 83 was a series of riots that took place on 26 January 1952, marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings —retail shops, cafes, cinemas, hotels, restaurants, theatres, nightclubs and the country's Opera House— in Downtown Cairo.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
Cao Pi (– 29 June 226), courtesy name Zihuan, was the first emperor of the state of Cao Wei in the Three Kingdoms period of China.
The Catalonia Offensive (La Ofensiva de Cataluña) was part of the Spanish Civil War.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
César Dario Gutiérrez (January 26, 1943 – January 22, 2005), also nicknamed ′′Cocoa′′, was a Venezuelan professional baseball player.
Major-General Charles George Gordon CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British Army officer and administrator.
Charles Lane (born Charles Gerstle Levison; January 26, 1905 – July 9, 2007) was an American character actor and centenarian whose career spanned 77 years.
Charles Marowitz (26 January 1932 – 2 May 2014) was an American critic, theatre director, and playwright, regular columnist on Swans Commentary.
Charles XIV and III John or Carl John, (Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan; 26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until his death, and served as de facto regent and head of state from 1810 to 1818.
Charles Elzer Loudermilk (July 7, 1927 – January 26, 2011), known professionally as Charlie Louvin, was an American country music singer and songwriter.
Chinese poetry is poetry written, spoken, or chanted in the Chinese language.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Christine M. Jones (December 25, 1929 – January 26, 2013) was an American politician who represented district 26 in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL (born 26 January 1946) is a British playwright, screenwriter, translator and film director.
Claude Ryan, (January 26, 1925 – February 9, 2004) was a Canadian journalist and politician.
Cleven "Goodie" Goudeau (c. January 15, 1932 – January 26, 2015) was an art director and cartoonist, credited as originator of the first line of African American contemporary greeting cards.
The Clinton–Lewinsky scandal was an American political sex scandal that involved 49-year-old President Bill Clinton and 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Colin Needham (born 26 January 1967) is an English entrepreneur who is best known as the founder and CEO of IMDb.
Colin Arthur O'Donoghue (born 26 January 1981) is an Irish actor and musician, best known for portraying Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the TV show ''Once Upon a Time''.
Coming into force or entry into force (also called commencement) refers to the process by which legislation, regulations, treaties and other legal instruments come to have legal force and effect.
The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India.
Corina Morariu (born January 26, 1978) is a retired Romanian American tennis player.
Corrado Augias (born 26 January 1935) is an Italian journalist, writer and TV host.
The Council of Trent (Concilium Tridentinum), held between 1545 and 1563 in Trent (or Trento, in northern Italy), was an ecumenical council of the Catholic Church.
The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever found,Scarratt and Shor, p. 120.
Arthur William "Dave" Nourse (26 January 1878 (some sources say 25 January 1879) in Croydon, England – 8 July 1948 at Port Elizabeth, South Africa), was a cricketer who played for Natal, Transvaal, Western Province and South Africa.
David John Briggs (born 26 January 1951, Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian musician and record producer, best known as lead guitarist in the rock band Little River Band between 1976 and 1981, having joined the band when original lead guitarist Ric Formosa left.
David Edward Jenkins (26 January 19254 September 2016) was a Church of England cleric and theologian.
David Kato Kisule (– 26 January 2011) was a Ugandan teacher and LGBT rights activist, considered a father of Uganda's gay rights movement and described as "Uganda's first openly gay man".
David Charles Purley, GM (26 January 1945 – 2 July 1985) was a British racing driver born in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, who participated in 11 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting at Monaco in 1973.
David Rice Atchison (August 11, 1807January 26, 1886) was a mid-19th century Freemason and Democratic United States Senator from Missouri.
David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor.
Begum Sahiba Hatice Hayriye Ayşe Dürrüşehvar Sultan (خدیجہ خیریہ عائشہ در شہوار; 26 January 1914 – 7 February 2006) was the daughter of Abdülmecid II of the Ottoman dynasty, who was the last heir apparent to the Ottoman Imperial throne and the last Caliph of the Muslim world.
The Deccan Sultanates were five dynasties that ruled late medieval Indian kingdoms, namely, Bijapur, Golkonda, Ahmadnagar, Bidar, and Berar in south-western India.
Diamond is a solid form of carbon with a diamond cubic crystal structure.
Dimítrios Chondrokoúkis (Δημήτρης Χονδροκούκης, Dimitros Hondrokukis; born January 26, 1988) is a Greek-Cypriot high jumper who competes internationally for Cyprus,since 2013.
Protopresbyter Dimitrios Holevas (January 26, 1907 – July 16, 2001) (Δημήτριος Χολέβας), more commonly known as Papa-Holevas (Παπαχολέβας, "Father Holevas"), was a Greek Orthodox priest who was a notable member of the Greek People's Liberation Army (ELAS), set up by the National Liberation Front (EAM), a leftist resistance movement against the Axis occupation of Greece during World War II.
Demetrios ("Dimitris") Pikionis (Δημήτριος (Δημήτρης) Πικιώνης; 1887–1968) was a major Greek architect of the 20th century and had a considerable influence on Greek architecture.
Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of states.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
John Donald ("Don" or "Donnie") Budge (June 13, 1915 – January 26, 2000) was an American tennis player.
Donald "Don" Edward Sheldon (November 21, 1921 – January 26, 1975) was a famous Alaskan bush pilot who pioneered the technique of glacier landings on Mount McKinley (now Denali) during the 1950s and 1960s.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Duncan Gordon Boyes VC (5 November 1846 – 26 January 1869) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Edith of England, also spelt Eadgyth or Ædgyth (Ēadgȳð, Edgitha; 910 – 26 January 946), a member of the House of Wessex, was German queen from 936 until her death, by her marriage with King Otto I.
East Prussia (Ostpreußen,; Prusy Wschodnie; Rytų Prūsija; Borussia orientalis; Восточная Пруссия) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1773 to 1829 and again from 1878 (with the Kingdom itself being part of the German Empire from 1871); following World War I it formed part of the Weimar Republic's Free State of Prussia, until 1945.
Eddie Barclay (26 January 1921 – 13 May 2005) was a French music producer whose singers included Jacques Brel, Dalida and Charles Aznavour.
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer.
Edward Davy (16 June 1806 – 26 January 1885) was an English physician, scientist, and inventor who played a prominent role in the development of telegraphy, and invented an electric relay.
Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; December 12, 1893January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age.
Edward Jenner, FRS FRCPE (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine.
Edwin Powell Hubble (November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953) was an American astronomer.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.
Emily Anne Hughes (born January 26, 1989) is an American former figure skater.
Emperor Go-Nara (後奈良天皇 Go-Nara-tennō) (January 26, 1495 – September 27, 1557) was the 105th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
Engineer's Day is observed in several countries on various dates of the year.
Eric Werner (born January 26, 1983) is a retired American ice hockey defenseman.
Farman Fatehpuri (فرمان فتح پوری) (born Syed Dildar Ali (سید دلدار علی), 26 January 1926 – 3 August 2013) was an eminent Urdu linguist, researcher, writer, critic and scholar of Pakistan.
Felix Hausdorff (November 8, 1868 – January 26, 1942) was a German mathematician who is considered to be one of the founders of modern topology and who contributed significantly to set theory, descriptive set theory, measure theory, function theory, and functional analysis.
Filopimin Finos (Φιλοποίμην Φίνος; 1908 – January 26, 1977) was a Greek film producer of 186 films and the founder of Finos Film, whose first film was in 1939.
The Finnish Civil War was a conflict for the leadership and control of Finland during the country's transition from a Grand Duchy of the Russian Empire to an independent state.
Finos Film (Greek: Φίνος Φιλμ) is a film production company that dominated the Greek film industry from 1943 to 1977.
The First Fleet was the 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England, on 13 May 1787 to found the penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia.
In astronomy, first light is the first use of a telescope (or, in general, a new instrument) to take an astronomical image after it has been constructed.
Florent Chrestien (January 26, 1541 – October 3, 1596) was a French satirist and Latin poet.
Florian Tristan Mariano Thauvin (born 26 January 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays as a winger for Olympique de Marseille and the France national team.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
François Edouard Joachim Coppée (26 January 1842 – 23 May 1908) was a French poet and novelist.
François Faber (26 January 1887 – 9 May 1915) was a Luxembourgian racing cyclist.
Francisco Franco Bahamonde (4 December 1892 – 20 November 1975) was a Spanish general who ruled over Spain as a military dictator from 1939, after the Nationalist victory in the Spanish Civil War, until his death in 1975.
Frank "the Prime Minister" Costello (born Francesco Castiglia; January 26, 1891 – February 18, 1973) was an Italian-American Mafia gangster and crime boss.
Frank J. Howard (March 25, 1909 – January 26, 1996) was an American college football player and coach.
Frederick T. "Freddie" Haas, Jr. (January 3, 1916 – January 26, 2004) was an American professional golfer.
Gabriel Christie (16 September 1722 – 26 January 1799) was a British Army General from Scotland, who settled in Montreal after the French and Indian War.
The Blessed Gabriele Allegra, O.F.M., (December 26, 1907 – January 26, 1976) was a Franciscan Friar and Biblical scholar.
Gérard de Nerval (22 May 1808 – 26 January 1855) was the nom-de-plume of the French writer, poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie.
Günther-Friedrich Reindorff (Гю́нтер-Фри́дрих Ге́рманович Рейндорф Gyúnter-Frídrikh Gérmanovich Reyndorf), b. 26 January 1899, Saint Petersburg – d. 14 March 1974, Tallinn) was an Estonian graphic designer, book illustrator, and educator. He designed many postage stamps series, a large number of military insignia and bookplates, diplomas, various advertising sheets and currency in the late 1920s and early 1930s. His artistic style evolved under the influence of Art Nouveau and Art Deco works by Sergey Chekhonin, Ivan Bilibin, and other members of the Russian group Mir iskusstva.
Gedion Zelalem (born January 26, 1997) is a German-born American professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Arsenal.
Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946 – February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune.
Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg (Georg Alexander Herzog zu Mecklenburg; 27 August 1921 – 26 January 1996) was the head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from 1963 until his death.
Jørgen Mohr (Latinised Georg(ius) Mohr; 1 April 1640 – 26 January 1697) was a Danish mathematician, known for being the first to prove the Mohr–Mascheroni theorem, which states that any geometric construction which can be done with compass and straightedge can also be done with compasses alone.
George Dikeoulakos (Γιώργος (Τζώρτζης) Δικαιουλάκος; born 26 January 1969 in Athens, Greece) is a professional Greek basketball coach.
George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville PC (26 January 1716 – 26 August 1785), styled The Honourable George Sackville until 1720, Lord George Sackville from 1720 to 1770 and Lord George Germain from 1770 to 1782, was a British soldier and politician who was Secretary of State for America in Lord North's cabinet during the American War of Independence.
George Shiras Jr. (January 26, 1832 – August 2, 1924) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who was nominated to the Court by Republican President Benjamin Harrison.
George William Georg Wilhelm (Herzberg am Harz, 26 January 1624 – 28 August 1705, Wienhausen) was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
George Kenneth Hotson Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, Baron Younger of Prestwick, (22 September 1931 – 26 January 2003) was a British politician and banker.
Gerald Green (born January 26, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The German–Polish Non-Aggression Pact (Deutsch-polnischer Nichtangriffspakt; Polsko-niemiecki pakt o nieagresji) was an international treaty between Nazi Germany and the Second Polish Republic, signed on January 26, 1934.
Gilbert Harold "Gil" Merrick (26 January 1922 – 3 February 2010) was an English footballer and football manager.
Giovanni Lanfranco (26 January 1582 – 30 November 1647) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.
Giovanni Poggio (also written Poggi) (26 January 1493 – 12 February 1556) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Giuseppe Genco Russo (Mussomeli, January 26, 1893 – Mussomeli, March 18, 1976) was an Italian mafioso, the boss of Mussomeli in the Province of Caltanissetta, Sicily.
Glenn Hammond Curtiss (May 21, 1878 – July 23, 1930) was an American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry.
The Governor General of Canada (Gouverneure générale du Canada) is the federal viceregal representative of the.
The Governor of Massachusetts is the head of the executive branch of the Government of Massachusetts and serves as commander-in-chief of the Commonwealth's military forces.
Grace Moore (December 5, 1898January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film.
The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state that lasted from the 13th century up to 1795, when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia, and Austria.
Guillaume Budé (Guilielmus Budaeus; 26 January 146723 August 1540) was a French scholar.
Lorne John "Gump" Worsley (May 14, 1929 – January 26, 2007) was a professional ice hockey goaltender.
Guo Jian (born in Guizhou China in 1962China Radio International (3 March 2011) http://english.cri.cn/8706/2011/03/03/2422s623805.htm by Zheng Yunfeng, Retrieved 14 February 2014) is a Chinese Australian artist.
Gustavo Adolfo Dudamel Ramírez (born January 26, 1981) is a Venezuelan and Spanish conductor and violinist.
The Hale telescope is a, f/3.3 reflecting telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California, US, named after astronomer George Ellery Hale.
Hans Holzer (26 January 1920 – 26 April 2009) was an American paranormal researcher and author.
Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Harold Brodkey (October 25, 1930 – January 26, 1996), born Aaron Roy Weintraub, was an American short-story writer and novelist.
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard which activates a row of levers that in turn trigger a mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum.
Harry Hamilton Laughlin (March 11, 1880 – January 26, 1943) was an American educator, eugenicist, and sociologist.
Sir Harry Ralph Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine.
Heather Mary Stanning OBE (born 26 January 1985) is a retired British professional rower, a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team, and Royal Artillery officer.
The Heiligenbeil Pocket or Heiligenbeil Cauldron (Kessel von Heiligenbeil) was the site of a major encirclement battle on the Eastern Front during the closing weeks of World War II, in which the Wehrmacht's 4th Army was almost entirely destroyed during the Soviet Braunsberg Offensive Operation (13–22 March 1945).
Helene Costello (June 21, 1906 – January 26, 1957) was an American stage and film actress, most notably of the silent era.
Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (26 January 1436 – 15 May 1464) was an important Lancastrian military commander during the English Wars of the Roses.
Henry Briggs (February 1561 – 26 January 1630) was an English mathematician notable for changing the original logarithms invented by John Napier into common (base 10) logarithms, which are sometimes known as Briggsian logarithms in his honour.
Sir Thomas Henry Cotton, MBE (28 January 1907 – 22 December 1987) was an English professional golfer.
Henry David Jaglom (born January 26, 1938) is an American actor, film director and playwright.
Henry Wendell Jordan (January 26, 1935 – February 21, 1977) was an American football defensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers during his thirteen-year National Football League (NFL) career.
Henry Jay Lewis (October 16, 1932 – January 26, 1996) was an African-American double-bassist and orchestral conductor.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hong Kong Island is an island in the southern part of Hong Kong.
Hubert Schieth (26 January 1927 – 19 February 2013) was a German football striker and manager.
Huey Pierce Smith, known as Huey "Piano" Smith (born January 26, 1934, New Orleans, Louisiana), is an American rhythm-and-blues pianist whose sound was influential in the development of rock and roll.
Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, (15 January 1914 – 26 January 2003), was a British historian of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany.
Hyun Soong-jong (born 26 January 1919) is a South Korean politician.
Iain Ross Turner (born 26 January 1984) is a Scottish football goalkeeper who most recently played for Southport.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.
The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
ʿIṣmat ad-Dīn Khātūn (عصمة الدين خاتون; died January 26, 1186), also known as Asimat, was the daughter of Mu'in ad-Din Unur, regent of Damascus, and wife of two of the greatest Muslim generals of the 12th century, Nur ad-Din Zangi and Saladin.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Austin "Jack" Warner (born 26 January 1943) is a Trinidadian politician, businessman, and former football executive.
Jacqueline Mary du Pré, OBE (26 January 1945 – 19 October 1987) was a British cellist.
Jakob Ebert (26 January 1549 – 5 February 1614) was a German theologian and poet.
Sir James John Gordon Bremer, KCB, KCH (26 September 1786 – 14 February 1850) was a British Royal Navy officer.
Jan Augustus Gies (18 October 1905 – 26 January 1993) was a member of the Dutch Resistance who, with his wife, Miep, helped hide Anne Frank, her sister Margot, their parents Otto and Edith, the van Pels, and Fritz Pfeffer from Nazi persecution during the occupation of the Netherlands by aiding them as they resided in the Secret Annex.
Janet Graeme Travell (December 17, 1901 – August 1, 1997) was an American physician and medical researcher.
January 25 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - January 27 All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 8 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
József Pusztai (originally József Pozderecz, Jožef Pustai; January 26, 1864 – February 13, 1934) was a Slovene writer, poet, journalist, teacher, and cantor in Hungary.
Jörg Haider (26 January 1950 – 11 October 2008) was an Austrian politician.
Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul (1552 – 26 January 1636) was a French diplomat.
Imre Hajdú (26 January 1910 or 1911 in Budapest, Hungary - 21 October 1989 in Paris, France) better known by his stage name Jean Image was a Hungarian-French director, script writer and producer of French animation films.
Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (26 January 1714 – 20 August 1785) was a French sculptor.
Jeane Dixon (January 5, 1904 – January 25, 1997) was one of the best-known American self-proclaimed psychics and astrologers of the 20th century, due to her syndicated newspaper astrology column, some well-publicized predictions, and a best-selling biography.
Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé (née Benoît, April 26, 1922 – January 26, 1993) was a Canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 23rd since Canadian Confederation.
Gerald Arthur Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is an American convicted serial rapist, child molester and retired college football coach.
Jill Esmond (born Jill Esmond Moore, 26 January 1908 – 28 July 1990) was an English stage and screen actress.
Jimmy Van Heusen (born Edward Chester Babcock; January 26, 1913 – February 6, 1990), also named James Van Heusen, was an American composer.
Joan Leslie (born Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel; January 26, 1925 – October 12, 2015) was an American actress, dancer, and vaudevillian who, during the Hollywood Golden Age, appeared in such films as High Sierra, Sergeant York, and Yankee Doodle Dandy.
João Alves Branco Núncio(February 15, 1901 - January 26, 1976) was a Portuguese bullfighter.
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795) was a harpsichordist and composer, the fifth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach".
John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 – October 30, 1867) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts.
John Deere Cady (January 26, 1866 – November 12, 1933) was an American golfer who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John Thomas Aloysius Flannagan (1860–1926) was 19th and 20th century Catholic priest who served as the second president of St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa from 1891 to 1906.
John Logie Baird FRSE (13 August 188814 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer, innovator, one of the inventors of the mechanical television, demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January 1926, and inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube.
John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 – January 26, 1948) was an American teacher, a pioneering musicologist, and a folklorist who did much for the preservation of American folk music.
Saint John of Dailam (ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܡܝܐ), was a 7th-century East Syrian Christian saint and monk, who founded several monasteries in Mesopotamia and Persia.
Jonathan Samuel Carroll (born January 26, 1949) is an American fiction writer primarily known for novels that may be labelled magic realism, slipstream or contemporary fantasy.
José Simón Azcona del Hoyo (26 January 1927 – 24 October 2005) was President of Honduras from 27 January 1986 to 27 January 1990 for the Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH).
José de Jesús Corona Rodríguez (born 26 January 1981) is a Mexican footballer who plays for Cruz Azul as a goalkeeper.
José Emilio Pacheco Berny (June 30, 1939 – January 26, 2014) was a Mexican poet, essayist, novelist and short story writer.
José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor and theatre and film director.
José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH (born 26 January 1963), known as José Mourinho, is a Portuguese football manager and former football player.
Joseph Bacon Fraser Jr. (January 26, 1926 – March 13, 2014) was one of the founders of the Sea Pines Company, along with his brother Charles E. Fraser and father General Joseph B. Fraser who first developed Hilton Head Island into a popular destination.
Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1879) was a career United States Army officer, achieving the rank of major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Major General Joseph Saidu Momoh, OBE (January 26, 1937 – August 3, 2003) served as President of Sierra Leone from November 1985 to April 29, 1992.
Juan José Haedo (born 26 January 1981) is an Argentine former professional road racing cyclist and track cyclist, who rode professionally between 2003 and 2014.
Juan Pablo Duarte (January 26, 1813 – July 15, 1876) is one of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic.
Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107 is an American syndicated cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country.
Flávio Basso (January 26, 1968 – December 21, 2015), better known by his stage name Júpiter Maçã and by its English-language variation Jupiter Apple, was a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, bassist, percussionist, keyboardist, record producer, film director, actor, screenwriter and former television presenter.
Justin Jeremy Gimelstob (born January 26, 1977) is a retired American tennis player.
Karl Ristenpart (January 26, 1900 – December 24, 1967) was a German conductor.
Kathleen Hale OBE (24 May 1898 – 26 January 2000) was a British artist, illustrator, and children's author.
is a Japanese actor, sports commentator and former professional baseball player.
Musa Kâzım Karabekir (also spelled Kiazim Karabekir in English; 23 July 1882 – 26 January 1948) was a Turkish general and politician.
Khan Abdul Wali Khan (خان عبدالولي خان, خان عبدالولی خان, born: 11 January 1917 – 26 January 2006) was a British Indian and later Pakistani secular democratic socialist and Pashtun leader, and served as president of National Awami Party.
Khorloogiin Choibalsan (Хорлоогийн Чойбалсан, (February 8, 1895 – January 26, 1952) was the Communist leader of the Mongolian People's Republic and Marshal (general chief commander) of the Mongolian armed forces from the 1930s until his death in 1952. His rule marked the first and last time in modern Mongolian history that an individual had complete political power. Sometimes referred to as "the Stalin of Mongolia", Choibalsan oversaw Soviet-ordered purges in the late 1930s that resulted in the deaths of an estimated 30,000 to 35,000 Mongolians. Most of the victims were Buddhist clergy, intelligentsia, political dissidents, ethnic Buryats and Kazakhs and other "enemies of the revolution." His intense persecution of Mongolia's Buddhists brought about their near complete extinction in the country. Although Choibalsan's devotion to Joseph Stalin helped preserve his country's fledgling independence during the early years of the Mongolian People's Republic (MPR), it also bound Mongolia closely to the Soviet Union. Throughout his rule, Mongolia's economic, political and military ties to the USSR deepened, infrastructure and literacy rates improved and international recognition of Mongolia's independence expanded, especially after World War II.
Kimberley John Hughes (born 26 January 1954) is a former cricketer who played for Western Australia, Natal and Australia.
Kim Jae-joong (born January 26, 1986), also known mononymously as Jaejoong, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, director and designer.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
Kirk Dewayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American gospel musician, singer, songwriter, choir director, and author.
Katherine Seymour, Countess of Hertford (25 August 1540 – 26 January 1568), born Lady Katherine Grey, was the younger sister of Lady Jane Grey.
Lady Zhen (26 January 183 – 4 August 221), personal name unknown, was the first wife of Cao Pi, the first ruler of the state of Cao Wei in the Three Kingdoms period.
Sir Lawrence Hyde II (1562 – 26 January 1641) was an English lawyer who was Attorney-general to the consort of King James I, Anne of Denmark.
Professor Sir Leslie Colin Ebdon CBE DL (born 26 January 1947 in Edmonton, London) is the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire and Director of Fair Access to Higher Education (head of the Office for Fair Access).
Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic.
Liberation Day is a day, often a public holiday, that marks the liberation of a place, similar to an independence day.
Lincoln, formally the Lincoln Motor Company, is a luxury vehicle brand of the American manufacturer Ford Motor Company.
Lloyd Lindbergh "Lindy" Delapenha (5 May 1927 – 26 January 2017) was a Jamaican footballer and sports journalist.
This is a list of governors of the Austrian state of Carinthia.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
This is a list of Presidents of Madagascar, since the establishment of the office of President in 1959, during the Malagasy Republic.
The Prime Minister of Mongolia is the head of government of Mongolia.
The Livonian War (1558–1583) was fought for control of Old Livonia (in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia), when the Tsardom of Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark–Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden, and the Union (later Commonwealth) of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland.
Louis Anquetin (26 January 1861 – 19 August 1932) was a French painter.
Louis Stanton Auchincloss (September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010)Holcomb B. Noble and Charles McGrath, The New York Times.
Louis Silvie Zamperini (January 26, 1917 – July 2, 2014) was a US prisoner of war survivor in World War II, a Christian evangelist and an Olympic distance runner.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Lucinda Williams (born January 26, 1953).
Charles "Lucky" Luciano (born Salvatore Lucania; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian-born mobster and crime boss who operated mainly in the United States.
Carl Joachim Friedrich Ludwig von Arnim (26 January 1781 – 21 January 1831), better known as Achim von Arnim, was a German poet, novelist, and together with Clemens Brentano and Joseph von Eichendorff, a leading figure of German Romanticism.
Ludwig Andreas Khevenhüller, Graf von Aichelberg-Frankenburg (en: Louis Andrew Khevenhüller, Count of Aichelberg-Frankenburg) (30 November 1683 – 26 January 1744) was an Austrian field-marshal who came of a noble family that was originally from Franconia and had settled in Carinthia.
Luo Xuejuan (also Luo Xue Juan;; born January 26, 1984, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang) is a female Chinese swimmer, who competed mostly in the breaststroke.
Luo Yin (833 – 26 January 910, courtesy name Zhaojian), born Luo Heng, was a poet of the late Tang dynasty and early Wuyue kingdom.
Madagascar (Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa.
Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher (January 26, 1887 – February 3, 1947) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast Carrier Task Force in the Pacific during the latter half of World War II.
Marc Ravalomanana, GCSK (born 12 December 1949) is a Malagasy politician who was the President of Madagascar from 2002 to 2009.
Maria Augusta von Trapp DHS (née Kutschera; 26 January 1905 – 28 March 1987), also known as Baroness von Trapp, was the stepmother and matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers.
MarShon Scitif Brooks (born January 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Mayor of the City of Dallas is the head of government for the city.
is a Japanese manga artist.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Melvil Poupaud (born 26 January 1973) is a French actor, author and filmmaker.
Menno ter Braak (26 January 1902 – 14 May 1940) was a Dutch modernist author.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Merrill Church Meigs (November 25, 1883January 26, 1968) was the publisher of the Chicago Herald and Examiner in the 1920s.
Michael Bentine, CBE (born Michael James Bentin; 26 January 1922General Register Office for England and Wales - Birth Register for the March Quarter of 1922, Watford Registration District, Reference 3a 1478, listed as "Michael J. Bentin", mother's maiden name as "Dawkins". – 26 November 1996)General Register Office for England and Wales - Death Register for November 1996, Sutton Registration District, Reference C6B 296, listed as "Michael James Bentine" with a date of birth of 26 January 1922.
Michael Patrick Considine (c. 26 January 1885 – 2 November 1959) was an Irish-born Australian politician and unionist.
Michel Sardou (born 26 January 1947) is a French singer, songwriter and occasional actor.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Krekor Ohanian (August 15, 1925 – January 26, 2017), known professionally as Mike Connors, was an Armenian-American actor best known for playing private detective Joe Mannix in the CBS television series Mannix from 1967–75, a role which earned him a Golden Globe Award in 1970, the first of six straight nominations, as well as four consecutive Emmy nominations from 1970-73.
A militia is generally an army or some other fighting organization of non-professional soldiers, citizens of a nation, or subjects of a state, who can be called upon for military service during a time of need, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of a warrior nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (An tAire Gnóthaí Eachtracha agus Trádála) is the senior minister at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in the Government of Ireland.
The Minister for Health (An tAire Sláinte) is the senior minister at the Department of Health in the Government of Ireland and is responsible for healthcare in the Republic of Ireland and related services.
The following is the list of all the previous foreign ministers of Pakistan to date.
Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American activist, television personality, fashion designer, and former White House intern.
Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah (محمد أحمد ابن عبد الله; 12 August 1844 – 22 June 1885) was a religious leader of the Samaniyya order in Sudan who, on 29 June 1881, proclaimed himself the Mahdi, the messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith.
Mustapha Yatabaré (born 26 January 1986) is a French-born Malian football striker.
Nagra is a series of mostly battery-operated portable professional audio recorders produced by Kudelski SA, based in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.
Natalia Vladimirovna Yurchenko (Наталья Владимировна Юрченко) (born January 26, 1965) is a retired Soviet artistic gymnast, who won the women's all-around gold medal at the 1983 World Championships.
The National Resistance Army (NRA), the military wing of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), was a rebel army that waged a guerrilla war, commonly referred to as the Ugandan Bush War or Luwero War, against the government of Milton Obote, and later that of Tito Okello.
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st Vice President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th Governor of New York (1959–1973).
Newman's Own is a food company founded by actor Paul Newman and author A.E. Hotchner in 1982.
Nicholas Wotton (c. 1497 – 26 January 1567) was an English diplomat, cleric and courtier.
Nicolae Ceaușescu (26 January 1918 – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian Communist politician.
Niklas Almqvist (born 26 January 1977), better known by his stage name Nicholaus Arson, is the lead guitarist and backup vocalist of the Swedish garage rock band The Hives, of which his brother Howlin' Pelle is the lead singer.
Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov (a) (– January 26, 1943) was a prominent Russian and Soviet agronomist, botanist and geneticist best known for having identified the centres of origin of cultivated plants.
Nikolaus August Otto (14 June 1832, Holzhausen an der Haide, Nassau – 26 January 1891, Cologne) was a German engineer who successfully developed the compressed charge internal combustion engine which ran on petroleum gas and led to the modern internal combustion engine.
Nina Zander (born 26 January 1990) is a German former professional tennis player.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
Norbert Arnold Wilhelm Richard Schultze (26 January 1911 in Brunswick – 14 October 2002 in Bad Tolz) was a prolific German composer of film music.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Oscar Alfredo Ruggeri (born 26 January 1962) is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as defender.
Oskar Kallas (in Kirikuküla, Saaremaa – 26 January 1946 in Stockholm) was an Estonian diplomat, linguist and folklorist.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Paasitorni, also known as the Helsinki Workers' House, is a conference and congress centre of exceptional value in terms of its architecture and cultural history.
Padma Kant Shukla (CorrFRSE, FInstP, FAPS, AFTWAS) (7 July 1950 – 26 January 2013) was a Distinguished Professor and first International Chair of the Physics and Astronomy Department of Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) in Germany.
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.
Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Patrick Dewaere (26 January 1947 – 16 July 1982) was a French film actor.
Patrick J. Hannifin (January 26, 1923 – January 9, 2014) was an American Navy vice admiral.
Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, voice actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist.
Paula Gruden or Pavla Gruden (14 February 1921 – 26 January 2014)Suša, Barbara.
Saint Paula of Rome (AD 347–404) was an ancient Roman saint and early Desert Mother.
Dame Paula Rego, (born 26 January 1935), is a Portuguese visual artist who is particularly known for her paintings and prints based on storybooks.
Peter Sagan (born 26 January 1990) is a Slovak professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam.
Petri Oravainen (born 26 January 1983 in Helsinki) is a Finnish footballer, who represents KuPS in the Veikkausliiga, the Finnish premier division.
Philip José Farmer (January 26, 1918 – February 25, 2009) was an American author known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories.
The Physician to the President (also known colloquially as the White House doctor) is the formal and official title of the physician who is director of the White House Medical Unit, a unit of the White House Military Office responsible for the medical needs of the President of the United States, Vice President, White House staff, and visitors.
Pietro Paolo Savorgnan di Brazzà, then known as Pierre Paul François Camille Savorgnan de Brazza (26 January 1852 – 14 September 1905), was an Italian explorer.
The Point No Point Treaty was signed on January 26, 1855 at Point No Point, on the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula.
Polykarp Kusch (January 26, 1911 – March 20, 1993) was a German-American physicist.
Porkkalanniemi (Porkala udd) is a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland, located at Kirkkonummi (Kyrkslätt) in Southern Finland.
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Possession Point is a former point of land on the northwestern coast of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, before land reclamation moved the coast further north.
The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds.
The President of Honduras (Presidente de Honduras) officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Honduras), is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The President of Romania is the head of state of Romania.
The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone is the head of state and the head of government of Sierra Leone, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.
The Prime Minister of Denmark (Danmarks statsminister; literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in the Kingdom of Denmark.
The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (국무총리 / 國務總理, Gungmuchongni) is appointed by the President of South Korea, with the National Assembly's approval.
Prohibition is the illegality of the manufacturing, storage in barrels or bottles, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol including alcoholic beverages, or a period of time during which such illegality was enforced.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The, or Declaration of the Independence of India, was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on 19 December 1929, resolving the Congress and Indian nationalists to fight for Purna Swaraj, or complete self-rule independent of the British Empire (literally in Sanskrit, purna (पूर्ण), "complete", swa (स्व), "self," raj (राज), "rule," thus "complete self-rule").
Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962.
Ralph Talbot Troy, Sr. (February 4, 1935 – January 26, 2014), was a mortgage banker who served as the mayor of Monroe, the seat of Ouachita Parish and the largest city in northeastern Louisiana.
Ranger 3 was a space exploration mission conducted by NASA to study the Moon.
The Rashidun Caliphate (اَلْخِلَافَةُ ٱلرَّاشِدَةُ) (632–661) was the first of the four major caliphates established after the death of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The Red Guards (Punakaarti, Röda gardet) were a paramilitary units of the Finnish labour movement in the early 1900s.
George Redmond Fitzpatrick Morris, 4th Baron Killanin (born 26 January 1947) is an Irish film producer.
Reginald Aaron "Reggie" Hodges (born January 26, 1982) is a former American football punter.
Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.
Michael Hegstrand (January 26, 1957 – October 19, 2003) was an American professional wrestler.
Robert Julius Tommy Jacobsen (4 June 1912 – 26 January 1993) was a Danish sculptor and painter.
Roberto Casimiro Mieres (3 December 1924 – 26 January 2012) was a racing driver from Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Rocky Mountain National Park is a United States national park located approximately northwest of Denver International Airport in north-central Colorado, within the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Roger D. Landry, (born January 26, 1934) is a Canadian businessman and the former president and publisher of La Presse.
Roger Vadim Plemiannikov (26 January 1928 – 11 February 2000) was a French screenwriter, film director and producer, as well as an author, artist and occasional actor.
The Rum Rebellion of 1808 was the only successful armed takeover of government in Australian history.
Rupprecht Geiger (26 January 1908 – 6 December 2009) was an abstract painter and sculptor from Munich, Germany.
Ryan Hoffman (born 26 January 1984) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League.
Sahabzada Yaqub Ali Khan (Urdu: صاحبزادہ یعقوب خان; born 23 December 1920 – 26 January 2016) SPk, was a Pakistani statesman, diplomat, military figure, pacifist, linguist, and a retired three-star rank army general in the Pakistan Army.
Timothy (Greek: Τιμόθεος; Timótheos, meaning "honouring God" or "honoured by God") was an early Christian evangelist and the first first-century Christian bishop of Ephesus, who tradition relates died around the year AD 97.
Titus (Τίτος) was an early Christian missionary and church leader, a companion and disciple of Paul the Apostle, mentioned in several of the Pauline epistles including the Epistle to Titus.
Sal Buscema (born January 26, 1936) is an American comics artist, primarily for Marvel Comics, where he enjoyed a ten-year run as artist of The Incredible Hulk.
An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub (صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب / ALA-LC: Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb; سەلاحەدینی ئەییووبی / ALA-LC: Selahedînê Eyûbî), known as Salah ad-Din or Saladin (11374 March 1193), was the first sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty.
Sangolli Rayanna (15 August 1798-26 January 1831) was prominent Warrior from Karnataka, India He was the Army chief of the Kingdom Of Kittur Ruled at the time by Rani Chennamma and fought the British East India Company till his death.
Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado (born January 26, 1992) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand under the ring name Sasha Banks.
Séamus Hegarty, D.D. (born 26 January 1940), is an Irish Roman Catholic prelate.
The Sea Pines Company was a real estate development group founded by General Joseph Bacon Fraser, Charles E. Fraser, and Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. In 1956.
A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.
Seán Flanagan (26 January 1922 – 5 February 1993) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and Gaelic footballer who served as Minister for Health from 1966 to 1969, Minister for Lands from 1969 to 1973 and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1965 to 1966.
Seán MacBride (26 January 1904 – 15 January 1988) was an Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a Chief of Staff of the IRA.
Sebastian Giovinco (born 26 January 1987) is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Canadian club Toronto FC and the Italy national team as a forward.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Scotland (Rùnaire Stàite na h-Alba, Secretar o State for Scotland) is the principal minister of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland representing Scotland.
The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet minister in charge of managing the United Kingdom's various colonial dependencies.
was a Japanese writer.
Mohamed Siad Barre (Maxamed Siyaad Barre; محمد سياد بري; October 6, 1919 – January 2, 1995) was a Somali politician who served as the President of the Somali Democratic Republic from 1969 to 1991.
The Battle of Khartoum, Siege of Khartoum or Fall of Khartoum was the conquest of Egyptian-held Khartoum by the Mahdist forces led by Muhammad Ahmad.
Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe (April 12, 1922 – January 26, 1980) was the first vice-president of Zambia from 1967 to 1970.
Simon Patrick O'Donnell (born 26 January 1963) is a former Australian cricketer, VFL footballer, and horse racing and cricket commentator.
For the Cronulla Sharks player see Sione Katoa (rugby league, born 1997). Sione Katoa (born 26 January 1995) is a Tongan international rugby league footballer who plays as a hooker for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League.
Somalia (Soomaaliya; aṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of SomaliaThe Federal Republic of Somalia is the country's name per Article 1 of the.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
A space probe is a robotic spacecraft that does not orbit the Earth, but, instead, explores further into outer space.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.
This article lists the Speakers of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
Stanisław I Leszczyński (also Anglicized and Latinized as Stanislaus I, Stanislovas Leščinskis, Stanislas Leszczynski; 20 October 1677 – 23 February 1766) was King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, Duke of Lorraine and a count of the Holy Roman Empire.
Stéphane Grappelli (26 January 1908 – 1 December 1997) was a French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1934.
Stefan Kudelski (27 August 1931 – 26 January 2013), Nagra was a Polish audio engineer known for creating the Nagra series of professional audio recorders.
Susan Jean Friedlander (née Poate; born January 26, 1946) is an American mathematician.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Tam Dalyell (born Thomas Dalyell Loch;; 9 August 1932 – 26 January 2017) was a Scottish Labour Party politician who was a member of the House of Commons from 1962 to 2005.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (26 September 1791 – 26 January 1824) was an influential French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings.
Thomas Östros (born 26 January 1965 in Gällivare, Norrbotten County) is a Swedish economist, former Social Democratic politician and CEO of the Swedish Bankers' Association.
Thomas Hudson (1701 – 26 January 1779) was an English portrait painter.
Thomas Lovell Beddoes (30 June 1803 – 26 January 1849) was an English poet, dramatist and physician.
Timothy Brian Alexander May (born 26 January 1962 at North Adelaide, South Australia) is a former Australian cricketer for South Australia domestically.
General Tito Lutwa Okello (1914–1996) was a Ugandan military officer and politician.
Thomas Joseph Gola (January 13, 1933 – January 26, 2014) was an American basketball player and politician.
Carl Thomas Keifer (born January 26, 1961, in Springfield, Pennsylvania) is an American vocalist and guitarist for the band Cinderella.
Thomas Uren (28 May 1921 – 26 January 2015) was an Australian politician and Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1975–77.
Anthony Parks (born 26 January 1963) is an English football coach and former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League for Tottenham Hotspur, Oxford United, Gillingham, Brentford, Fulham, West Ham United, Stoke City, Doncaster Rovers, Scarborough and Halifax Town, and in Scotland for Falkirk.
The Treaty of Karlowitz was signed on 26 January 1699 in Sremski Karlovci, in modern-day Serbia, concluding the Austro-Ottoman War of 1683–97 in which the Ottoman side had been defeated at the Battle of Zenta.
The Tsardom of Russia (Русское царство, Russkoye tsarstvo or Российское царство, Rossiyskoye tsarstvo), also known as the Tsardom of Muscovy, was the name of the centralized Russian state from assumption of the title of Tsar by Ivan IV in 1547 until the foundation of the Russian Empire by Peter the Great in 1721.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
The Umayyad Caliphate (ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلأُمَوِيَّة, trans. Al-Khilāfatu al-ʾUmawiyyah), also spelt, was the second of the four major caliphates established after the death of Muhammad.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The Secretary of War was a member of the United States President's Cabinet, beginning with George Washington's administration.
Valentino Mazzola (26 January 1919 – 4 May 1949) was an Italian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder or forward.
Valeriy Nikolayevich Brumel (Валерий Николаевич Брумель; 14 April 1942 – 26 January 2003)Great Russian Encyclopedia (2006), Moscow: Bol'shaya Rossiyskaya Enciklopediya Publisher, vol.
Vice President of Federated States of Micronesia is the second highest position in Federated States of Micronesia.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
The Vice-President of Zambia is the second highest position in the executive branch of the Republic of Zambia.
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (Palos de la Frontera, Spain, c. 1462 – after 1514) was a Spanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador, the younger of the Pinzón brothers.
Achille Léonce Victor Charles, 3rd Duke of Broglie (28 November 1785 – 25 January 1870), fully Victor de Broglie, was a French peer, statesman, and diplomat.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
The Vijayanagara Empire (also called Karnata Empire, and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India.
Viktor Schreckengost (June 26, 1906 – January 26, 2008) was an American industrial designer as well as a teacher, sculptor, and artist.
Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1853, until November 11, 1889, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Washington.
Wayne Douglas Gretzky (born January 26, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach.
Western India is a loosely defined region of India consisting of its western part.
James Whitaker Wright (9 February 1846 – 26 January 1904) was a company promoter and swindler, who committed suicide at the Royal Courts of Justice in London immediately following his conviction for fraud.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
Wilder Graves Penfield (January 26, 1891April 5, 1976) was an American-Canadian neurosurgeon.
William Hayes (26 January 1708 (baptised) – 27 July 1777) was an English composer, organist, singer and conductor.
William DeWolf Hopper Jr. (January 26, 1915March 6, 1970) was an American stage, film, and television actor.
William Wake (26 January 1657 – 24 January 1737) was a priest in the Church of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1716 until his death in 1737.
William L. Wrigley Jr. (September 30, 1861 – January 26, 1932) was an American chewing gum industrialist.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yazid bin Abd al-Malik or Yazid II (687 – 26 January 724) (يزيد بن عبد الملك) was an Umayyad Caliph who ruled from 720 until his death in 724.
Yoweri Museveni (born 15 September 1944) is a Ugandan politician who has been the President of Uganda since 1986.
Year 1186 (MCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Trinley Gyatso (26 January 1857 – 25 April 1875), also spelled Trinle Gyatso and Thinle Gyatso, was the 12th Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Year 1327 (MCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1390 (MCCCXC) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1436 (MCDXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1467 (MCDLXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1493 (MCDXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1495 (MCDXCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar).
Year 1500 (MD) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1531 (MDXXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
The 1531 Lisbon earthquake occurred in the Kingdom of Portugal on the morning of 26 January 1531, between 4 and 5 o'clock.
Year 1541 (MDXLI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1549 (MDXLIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1564 (MDLXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1565 (MDLXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1567 (MDLXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1568 (MDLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
1641 is the generally accepted year of the birth of the modern timepiece.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 19), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 11 days until 1799.
The 1700 Cascadia earthquake occurred along the Cascadia subduction zone on January 26 with an estimated moment magnitude of 8.7–9.2.
In the Swedish calendar it was a leap year starting on Wednesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
Various sources, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, use the year 1750 as a baseline year for the end of the pre-industrial era.
Year 183 (CLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
1992 was designated as.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
1996 was designated as.
1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
2000 was designated as.
2001 was designated as.
The 2001 Gujarat earthquake, also known as the Bhuj earthquake, occurred on 26 January, India's 51st Republic Day, at and lasted for over 2 minutes.
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The 2009 Malagasy political crisis began on 26 January 2009 with the political opposition movement led by Antananarivo mayor Andry Rajoelina, which sought to oust President Marc Ravalomanana from the presidency.
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2015 was designated as.
On 26 January 2015, a General Dynamics F-16D Fighting Falcon jet fighter, belonging to the Hellenic Air Force, crashed into the flightline at Los Llanos Air Base in Albacete, Spain, killing 11 people: the two pilots and nine on the ground.
2016 was designated as.
2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
The 4th Army was a field army of the Wehrmacht during World War II.
Year 661 (DCLXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 724 (DCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 738 (DCCXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 910 (CMX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 946 (CMXLVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.