26 January 2024

Holidays

  • Australia Day, Australia
  • Duarte Day, Dominican Republic
  • Republic Day, India

This day in history

  • 661 AD, Ali assassinated ending the Rashidun Caliphate.
  • 1564 AD, Council of Trent established a definition of Protestantism for Catholics.
  • 1885 AD, The Mahdi’s forces capture Khartoum from British.
  • 1934 AD, The Apollo Theater opens in Harlem.
  • 2009 AD, First record case of surviving octuplets birthed by Nadya Suleman.
  • 2020 AD, Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash.

Current Events

  • Iraq is asking US troops to leave, again.
  • The House of Saud is opening a liquor store for foreign diplomats in Arabia.

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