January 26, 1955
Eddie van Halen is born. He is a Dutch American guitarist of the Van Halen band.
January 26, 1965
Hindi becomes the official language of India.
January 26, 1970
Simon and Garfunkel release their album Bridge over troubled water.
January 26, 2005
Glendale train crash. Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in California, Los Angeles.