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Today in history 1-26-2021

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Remnants of an Iraqi Scud-B missile impact in an open field on the outskirts at night, Saturday , Jan. 26, 1991 in Riyadh after being intercepted by a Patriot missile. No injuries were reported in the. (AP Photo/John Gaps)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 26, 2020, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California; the former Lakers star was 41.

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