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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

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

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on January - 26.  

1636  On this day in history death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

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

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on January - 26.  

1750  On January - 26 death of albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)  

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

1824  Edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies on this day in history.  

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  Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 on January - 26.  

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

1895  On January - 26 arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies  

1904  On January - 26 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

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

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  On January - 26 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 January - 26.  

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