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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Friday, 25 March 2016

1497  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  On this day in history birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  

1722  Prestonpans was born on this day in history.  

1722  Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (d. 1805) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born on January - 26.  

1748  On this day in history birth of emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer  

1763  Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) was born on January - 26.  

1770  On January - 26 birth of alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly  

1771  On this day in history birth of jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)  

1778  On this day in history birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

1781  On this day in history birth of achim v Arnim, writer  

1781  Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) was born on January - 26.  

1786  Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) was born on January - 26.  

1813  On January - 26 birth of juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876  

1814  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 was born on January - 26.  

1816  Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 was born on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history birth of abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26]  

1826  On January - 26 birth of julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)  

1828  On January - 26 birth of johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  On this day in history birth of mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)  

1832  George Shiras Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1924) was born on this day in history.  

1852  On January - 26 birth of frederick Corder, composer  

1852  Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa) was born on January - 26.  

1855  Arthur Hervey, composer was born on this day in history.  

1857  On January - 26 birth of the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875)  

1871  On this day in history birth of warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)  

1877  Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter was born on January - 26.  

1878  A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  

1567  On January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On January - 26 death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  On January - 26 death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

1697  On January - 26 death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on this day in history.  

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