Daily Almanac: Jan. 26, 2022


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Wacky Holiday Today

• National Peanut Brittle Day

• Spouse’s Day

What Happened On This Day

• 1998 In a TV statement, Bill Clinton denies having had “sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky”

• 1905 The world’s largest diamond is found in South Africa

• 1950 India becomes a republic

Births On This Day

• 1955 Eddie Van Halen

Dutch/American guitarist, songwriter, producer

• 1925 Paul Newman

American actor, director, race car driver, businessman, co-founded Newman’s Own

Deaths On This Day

• 1979 Nelson Rockefeller

American politician, 41st Vice President of the United States

• 1962 Lucky Luciano Italian/American mobster