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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Sunday, 01 February 2015

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on January - 26.  

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

1708  On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on January - 26.  

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

1722  On January - 26 birth of prestonpans  

1722  Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (d. 1805) was born on January - 26.  

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  On January - 26 birth of alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly  

1771  On this day in history birth of jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)  

1778  Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born on this day in history.  

1781  On January - 26 birth of achim v Arnim, writer  

1781  On January - 26 birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

1786  On January - 26 birth of benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)  

1813  On January - 26 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  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 January - 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 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 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 this day in history.  

1871  On January - 26 birth of warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)  

1877  On January - 26 birth of kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter  

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 this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

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

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.