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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Sunday, 24 May 2015

1497  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on January - 26.  

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

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

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

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  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  

1722  Prestonpans was born on January - 26.  

1722  On this day in history 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 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 January - 26.  

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

1781  On this day in history birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

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

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 January - 26.  

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

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 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  Frederick Corder, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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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 January - 26.  

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

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on January - 26.  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on January - 26.  

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