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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

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

1567  On this day in history 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 January - 26.  

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

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on this day in history.  

1750  Death of Albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686) on this day in history.  

1795  On January - 26 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  On this day in history georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

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

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  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  Death of Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 on January - 26.  

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

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

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

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

1939  Death of Armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard on January - 26.  

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  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1714  On January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

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

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