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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

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

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  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  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on January - 26.  

1750  Death of Albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686) on January - 26.  

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

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

1823  On January - 26 death of edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749)  

1824  On January - 26 edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies  

1849  Death of Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45 on this day in history.  

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

1855  Death of Gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) on January - 26.  

1869  On January - 26 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 January - 26 death of david Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807)  

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 January - 26.  

1911  On this day in history charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67  

1920  Death of Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered on this day in history.  

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  William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies on this day in history.  

1933  Death of Alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853) on January - 26.  

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

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

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1497  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  On this day in history birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

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

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 this day in history birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

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