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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Friday, 01 August 2014

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1714  On this day in history birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)  

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

1781  Achim v Arnim, writer was born on this day in history.  

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 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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) was born on this day in history.  

1832  George Shiras Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1924) was born on this day in history.  

1852  Frederick Corder, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875)  

1871  Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones) was born on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1109  Albericus of CĂ´teaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

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

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