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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Thursday, 28 May 2015

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

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 January - 26.  

1697  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

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.  

1750  On January - 26 death of albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)  

1795  On January - 26 johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62  

1798  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1799  Death of Gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722) on January - 26.  

1803  Georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72 on January - 26.  

1823  Death of Edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749) on January - 26.  

1824  Edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history death of thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45  

1850  On this day in history francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

1855  Death of Gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) on January - 26.  

1869  Death of Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) on January - 26.  

1870  Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 on January - 26.  

1885  On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

1886  Death of David Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807) on this day in history.  

1891  On January - 26 nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies  

1893  On January - 26 abner Doubleday, credit with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday  

1895  On this day in history arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies  

1904  On January - 26 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

1911  On this day in history charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67  

1920  On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

1922  Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1926  Death of John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University on January - 26.  

1932  On this day in history william K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies  

1933  On January - 26 death of alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)  

1939  Death of Armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard on this day in history.  

1942  Gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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  On January - 26 birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

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 January - 26.  

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