Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Friday, 30 September 2016
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on January - 26.
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.
1109 On January - 26 albericus of CĂ´teaux, French saint, dies
1340 On January - 26 english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1500 On January - 26 vicente YĂˇĂ±ez PinzĂłn becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster
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 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 January - 26.
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1700 On January - 26 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.
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 January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
1708 William Hayes, composer on January - 26.
1714 On January - 26 the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on this day in history.
1715 Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher on January - 26.
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history prestonpans
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.
1742 On January - 26 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on January - 26.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on this day in history.