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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Friday, 24 October 2014

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

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

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

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

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

1744  On this day in history death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

1855  On this day in history death of gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1895  Arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

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  On this day in history luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75  

1926  On January - 26 death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

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 January - 26.  

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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on January - 26.  

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

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

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on January - 26.  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on January - 26.  

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