On This Day: January 26th
This is 26th day of the year and 339 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—20 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 21st day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1880–1964, American General.
Wayne Gretzkyhockey player
Charles XIVking of Sweden and Norway
Jules Feiffercartoonist and writer
Ellen DeGenerescomedienne, actress
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.