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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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

0946  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1531  Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on this day in history.  

1564  On this day in history the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.  

1567  On this day in history nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1589  Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1654  Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1716  On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

1722  On this day in history prestonpans  

1736  Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on this day in history.  

1742  On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

1748  On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty  

1748  On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty  

1748  Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.  

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

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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  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  On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on this day in history.  

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On this day in history death of eadgyth, German Queen  

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

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

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

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

1697  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

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 this day in history.