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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Saturday, 28 February 2015

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

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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  Death of Gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722) on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

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

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

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

1891  On January - 26 nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies  

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

1922  Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1926  Death of John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University on January - 26.  

1932  On January - 26 william K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

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  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1716  On January - 26 birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville