What’s Special About Jan 26?

Australia Day; Indian Republic Day; Kobe Bryant

Andawn F.

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January 26 is the national day for Australia and India.

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Australia Day

January 26 is Australia’s National Day, commemorating the arrival of 11 British ships loaded with 750 English convicts, captained by Arthur Philip.
Yeah, todai is the dai, man.

Indian Republic Day

Republic Day is celebrated on January 26 to mark the day when the Indian Constitution officially came into effect on January 26, 1950 — India entered its new era as a democracy.

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Famous death on January 26

January 26, 2020 — Kobe Bryant, the American professional basketball player, died at age 41.

“Hard work outweighs talent — every time.” — Kobe Bryant.

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Andawn F.

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