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Famous Deaths In January - 26

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

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  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  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  On January - 26 death of albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)  

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

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

1823  Death of Edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749) on January - 26.  

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

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  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 this day in history cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67  

1885  On this day in history death of charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51  

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  On January - 26 abner Doubleday, credit with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday  

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

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

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

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

1932  William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies on January - 26.  

1933  On this day in history death of alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)  

1939  On this day in history death of armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard  

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 January - 26.  

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on January - 26.  

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

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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