On This Day in History - January 26
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|What Happened On This Day In History - January 26
1905 January 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
India was officially declared a republic and Rajendra Prasad was sworn in as its first president.
1965 January 26
Hindi was declared as the official language of India.