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Today in History
Sunday, 26 January 2020
2005
Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.
2004
President Hamid Karzai signs the new constitution of Afghanistan.
A whale explodes in the town of Tainan, Taiwan. A build-up of gas in the decomposing sperm whale is suspected of causing the explosion.
2001
An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.
1998
Lewinsky scandal: On American television, U.S. President Bill Clinton denies having had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
1992
Boris Yeltsin announces that Russia will stop targeting United States cities with nuclear weapons.
1991
Mohamed Siad Barre is removed from power in Somalia, ending centralized government, and is succeeded by Ali Mahdi.
1980
1978
The Great Blizzard of 1978, a rare blizzard|severe blizzard with the lowest non-tropical atmospheric pressure ever recorded in the US, strikes the Ohio
1966
The Beaumont Children go missing from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia.
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