Historical Events In January - 26
Thursday, 19 April 2018
0066 On this day in history 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.
1109 On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 On January - 26 english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on this day in history.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on January - 26.
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on this day in history.
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 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 January - 26.
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on January - 26.
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.
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 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
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 On January - 26 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 January - 26.
1708 William Hayes, composer on January - 26.
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on this day in history.
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 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 January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.