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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Monday, 02 May 2016

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

1567  On January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On this day in history death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  On January - 26 death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

1697  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on January - 26.  

1706  On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on January - 26.  

1750  On this day in history death of albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)  

1795  Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62 on January - 26.  

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

1799  On this day in history death of gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722)  

1803  On January - 26 georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

1823  On this day in history death of edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749)  

1824  On this day in history edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies  

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

1850  Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies on January - 26.  

1855  On January - 26 death of gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

1869  Death of Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) on this day in history.  

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

1885  On January - 26 death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

1886  On January - 26 death of david Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807)  

1891  Nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history abner Doubleday, credit with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday  

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

1904  John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1911  Charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67 on January - 26.  

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

1922  Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75 on January - 26.  

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

1932  William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies on January - 26.  

1933  On this day in history 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  On January - 26 gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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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  William Hayes, composer was born on January - 26.  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

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

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