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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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

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 this day in history birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1763  Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) was born on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1786  Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) was born on this day in history.  

1813  Juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876 was born on this day in history.  

1814  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1832  On this day in history birth of george Shiras Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1924)  

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

1852  Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa) was born on this day in history.  

1855  On this day in history birth of arthur Hervey, composer  

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

1871  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 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  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  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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