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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

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 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  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

1722  On this day in history birth of prestonpans  

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

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  On this day in history birth of charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)  

1770  Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly was born on this day in history.  

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  Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) was born on this day in history.  

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  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 was born on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history birth of lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863  

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

1826  On this day in history birth of julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)  

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

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) was born on this day in history.  

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

1852  On this day in history birth of frederick Corder, composer  

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

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

1857  the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875) was born on this day in history.  

1871  Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones) was born on this day in history.  

1877  Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  On this day in history death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

1697  On this day in history 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.