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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Friday, 24 February 2017

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.  

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

1567  On January - 26 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 this day in history.  

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on January - 26.  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

1750  Death of Albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686) on January - 26.  

1795  Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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1798  On January - 26 christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49  

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

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

1823  On January - 26 death of edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749)  

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

1849  Death of Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45 on January - 26.  

1850  On January - 26 francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

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

1869  On this day in history death of duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)  

1870  Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1885  Death of Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history death of david Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807)  

1891  On this day in history nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies  

1893  Abner Doubleday, credit with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday on January - 26.  

1895  Arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies on January - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1920  On January - 26 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 this day in history.  

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

1933  Death of Alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853) on this day in history.  

1939  On January - 26 death of armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard  

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

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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  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 26 birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

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