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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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

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

1613  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on January - 26.  

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on January - 26.  

1722  Prestonpans was born on January - 26.  

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

1742  On January - 26 birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

1748  Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer was born on this day in history.  

1763  On January - 26 birth of charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)  

1770  Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly was born on January - 26.  

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  On January - 26 birth of achim v Arnim, writer  

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  On this day in history birth of rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

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

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

1826  Julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76) was born on this day in history.  

1828  Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer was born on January - 26.  

1831  On January - 26 birth of mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)  

1832  On January - 26 birth of george Shiras Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1924)  

1852  Frederick Corder, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

1855  On January - 26 birth of arthur Hervey, composer  

1857  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1697  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on January - 26.  

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

1744  On this day in history death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)