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Famous Deaths In January - 26

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0946  On this day in history death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  On January - 26 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  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1798  On this day in history christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49  

1799  On January - 26 death of gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722)  

1803  On this day in history georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

1823  Death of Edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749) on this day in history.  

1824  Edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies on January - 26.  

1849  On January - 26 death of thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45  

1850  Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies on this day in history.  

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  On January - 26 cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67  

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

1886  Death of David Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807) on January - 26.  

1891  Nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies on January - 26.  

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

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

1904  On this day in history 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 January - 26 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

1922  On January - 26 luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75  

1926  Death of John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University on this day in history.  

1932  On January - 26 william K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies  

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  Gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83 on January - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on January - 26.  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on January - 26.  


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