On This Day in History - January 26

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 26

1905 January 26

1905-01-26

The Cullinan Diamond, the worlds largest diamond, was found in South Africa. It is currently owned by the Queen of England.

1950 January 26

1950-01-26

India was officially declared a republic and Rajendra Prasad was sworn in as its first president.

1965 January 26

1965-01-26

Hindi was declared as the official language of India.