Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Monday, 26 January 2015
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on January - 26.
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on January - 26.
1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on January - 26.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die today in history.
1564 On January - 26 the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia today in history.
1611 Madame de Poutrincourt leaves Dieppe, France with Jesuits Pierre Biard and Enémond Masse and her son, Charles Biencourt; first titled lady, first Jesuits in Canada on January - 26.
1654 On January - 26 portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England &Münster today in history.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on January - 26.
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.