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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Monday, 22 December 2014

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

0946  On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen  

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

1340  On this day in history english king Edward III proclaimed king of France  

1500  On this day in history vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.  

1531  On January - 26 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 January - 26.  

1589  On this day in history job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.  

1611  On this day in history 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  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on January - 26.  

1654  On January - 26 portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife  

1666  On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster  

1666  On this day in history france declares war on England & Munster  

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  On January - 26 venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey  

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 this day in history.  

1700  On this day in history 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 January - 26.  

1708  William Hayes, composer on this day in history.  

1714  On this day in history the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor  

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

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

1716  On January - 26 george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

1722  Prestonpans on this day in history.  

1736  On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne  

1742  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

1748  England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.  

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

1748  On January - 26 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  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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