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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  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  

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 January - 26.  

1697  On January - 26 death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

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

1795  Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62 on January - 26.  

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

1823  On this day in history death of edward Jenner, English physician (b. 1749)  

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

1849  On this day in history death of thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45  

1850  Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies on January - 26.  

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

1869  Death of Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846) on January - 26.  

1870  On January - 26 cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67  

1885  Death of Charles George Gordon, Brit gov-gen (Sudan), executed at 51 on this day in history.  

1886  Death of David Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807) on January - 26.  

1891  On this day in history nicholaus Otto, auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies  

1893  On this day in history abner Doubleday, credit with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday  

1895  On January - 26 arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies  

1904  John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on January - 26.  

1911  Charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

1922  On this day in history luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75  

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

1932  On this day in history 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 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

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 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 this day in history.  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  On January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on January - 26.