Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Friday, 30 January 2015
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on January - 26.
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.
1109 On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 On this day in history english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
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 this day in history.
1567 On January - 26 nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
1589 On January - 26 job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
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 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 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1700 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records on January - 26.
1706 On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
1708 On this day in history william Hayes, composer
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on this day in history.
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 January - 26.
1736 On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.
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.