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Famous Deaths In January - 26

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0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  On January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On January - 26 death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1697  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on January - 26.  

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

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  

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  On January - 26 georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

1823  Death of Edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 on this day in history.  

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

1895  On this day in history arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies  

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 January - 26.  

1920  Death of Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered on January - 26.  

1922  Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75 on January - 26.  

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 January - 26.  

1933  On January - 26 death of alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)  

1939  Death of Armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard on this day in history.  

1942  On January - 26 gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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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  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  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  


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