Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Friday, 31 October 2014
0066 On January - 26 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
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 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 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 this day in history.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on January - 26.
1611 On January - 26 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 January - 26 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 On January - 26 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 January - 26.
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1700 On this day in history 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 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records on January - 26.
1706 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 On January - 26 jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on January - 26.
1722 Prestonpans on January - 26.
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 On January - 26 emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on this day in history.