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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on January - 26.  

1697  On January - 26 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 this day in history death of albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)  

1795  On this day in history johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

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

1823  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

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

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

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

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

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 January - 26.  

1920  Death of Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered on January - 26.  

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

1926  On this day in history death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

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 this day in history death of armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard  

1942  On this day in history gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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1497  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  On January - 26 birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on January - 26.  

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.