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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Sunday, 14 February 2016

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on January - 26.  

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

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

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on January - 26.  

1716  On January - 26 birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

1722  Prestonpans was born on January - 26.  

1722  Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (d. 1805) was born on January - 26.  

1742  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly was born on January - 26.  

1771  Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname) was born on this day in history.  

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

1781  Achim v Arnim, writer was born on this day in history.  

1781  On this day in history birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

1786  On this day in history birth of benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)  

1813  On this day in history birth of juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876  

1814  On January - 26 birth of rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

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

1819  Abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26] was born on January - 26.  

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

1828  On this day in history birth of johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  On January - 26 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  Frederick Corder, composer was born on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history birth of pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)  

1855  Arthur Hervey, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

1871  On January - 26 birth of warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)  

1877  On this day in history birth of kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter  

1878  On January - 26 birth of a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)  

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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  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On this day in history 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  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on January - 26.  

1706  On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on January - 26.  

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