Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Monday, 20 October 2014
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.
1109 On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on January - 26.
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 this day in history.
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on January - 26.
1567 On January - 26 nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
1589 On this day in history 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 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 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.
1697 On January - 26 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 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 this day in history.
1714 On January - 26 the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on January - 26.
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 On January - 26 george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 On January - 26 prestonpans
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on January - 26.
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
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.