Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On this day in history 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 On January - 26 lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1564 On January - 26 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 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 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on January - 26.
1654 On this day in history portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England &Münster
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 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 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 January - 26.
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1722 Prestonpans on this day in history.
1736 On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 On January - 26 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 On January - 26 emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.