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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Monday, 13 April 2015

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  On January - 26 birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

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  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

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

1722  On this day in history birth of prestonpans  

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

1742  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born on January - 26.  

1748  Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly  

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

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 January - 26.  

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

1816  Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 was born on January - 26.  

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

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

1828  On January - 26 birth of johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) was born on January - 26.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of arthur Hervey, composer  

1857  the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875) was born on January - 26.  

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  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  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.  

1109  On January - 26 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  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  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on January - 26.  

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