Historical Events For January - 26
Sunday, 28 May 2017
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on January - 26.
0946 On this day in history eadgyth, German Queen
1109 Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on this day in history.
1531 On this day in history lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on January - 26.
1567 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on this day in history.
1611 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 on this day in history.
1613 On this day in history johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on January - 26.
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster
1667 On January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.
1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on January - 26.
1699 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on January - 26.
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on January - 26.
1722 On January - 26 prestonpans
1736 On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on January - 26.
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 On January - 26 charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)