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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1942

Gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83

Death
1942

Nigel Walmsley, chairman (Carlton UK Television)

Birth
1942

William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)

Birth
1942

Scott Glenn, Pittsburgh, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft)

Birth
1943

Peter Kenton Winkler, composer

Birth
1943

Jean Knight, vocalist (Mr Big Stuff)

Birth
1943

Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general

Birth
1943

Nikolai Vavilov, geneticist, Saratovv labour camp, dies

Death
1944

Angela Yvonne Davis, black activist/professor

Birth
1945

Jacqueline du Pr‚e, Oxford England, cellist

Birth
1945

Mick Hill, cricketer (NSW all-rounder 1964-75)

Birth
1945

Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp

Event
1946

Christopher Hampton, Azores, playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac)

Birth
1946

Gene Siskel, movie critic (Siskel and Ebert)

Birth
1946

Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)

Birth
1947

Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)

Birth
1947

KLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die

Event
1947

Grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45

Death
1947

Gustav Adolf, crown prince of Sweden, dies in air crash

Death
1948

Corky Laing, rocker (Mountain)

Birth
1948

Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65

Death
1948

Executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed

Event
1949

Derek Holt, rocker (Climax Blues Band)

Birth
1949

Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)

Birth
1949

Victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65

Death