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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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1497  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

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

1613  On January - 26 birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

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  On January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

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  Prestonpans was born on this day in history.  

1722  On January - 26 birth of alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (d. 1805)  

1742  On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

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 January - 26.  

1778  On January - 26 birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

1781  Achim v Arnim, writer was born on January - 26.  

1781  Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 26.  

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

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

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

1828  Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of frederick Corder, composer  

1852  On January - 26 birth of pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)  

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

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

1871  Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones) was born on January - 26.  

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 January - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

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

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

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

1636  On this day in history 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 January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

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