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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

0066  5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

0946  On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1340  English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on January - 26.  

1500  Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on January - 26.  

1531  Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on January - 26.  

1564  The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on January - 26.  

1567  On this day in history nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1589  On January - 26 job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.  

1611  On January - 26 madame de Poutrincourt leaves Dieppe, France with Jesuits Pierre Biard and Enémond Masse and her son, Charles Biencourt; first titled lady, first Jesuits in Canada  

1613  On this day in history johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1654  Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on January - 26.  

1666  On January - 26 france declares war on England &Münster  

1666  France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1689  Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.  

1697  On this day in history isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night  

1699  Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.  

1699  Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.  

1700  This great earthquake occurred about 9 pm on the Cascadia Fault, the boundary between the North American and Juan de Fuca plates. This was almost 100 years before the first European explorers made contact with native peoples on the west coast. This was one of the world's great earthquakes with a magnitude estimated at 9 on January - 26.  

1700  On January - 26 the magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records.  

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

1708  On this day in history william Hayes, composer  

1714  On January - 26 the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor  

1714  On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

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

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

1722  Prestonpans on this day in history.  

1736  Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.  

1742  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on January - 26.  

1748  On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty  

1748  England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.  

1748  On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer  

1763  Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) 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 this day in history.  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on January - 26.  

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  

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

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

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

1636  On January - 26 death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

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 this day in history.