Today in History

I haven’t done this in a while.

Today is January 26, 2009

- it is the 26th day of the year and there are 339 days remaining
- Liberation Day in Uganda
- Australia Day in Australia, of course!
- Republic Day in India

Birthdays include

- 1880 Douglas MacArthur
- 1905 Maria von Trapp
- 1925 Paul Newman
- 1935 Bob Uecker

Events include

- 1837 Michigan admitted as the 26th state
- 1961 Janet G. Travell is appointed to be the 1st female physician to the President of the US
- 1979 The Dukes of Hazard premiers
- 1998 “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky” President Clinton

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