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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Thursday, 30 June 2016

0066  On January - 26 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

0946  Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  

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 January - 26 vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.  

1531  On this day in history lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die  

1564  On this day in history the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.  

1567  On January - 26 nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1589  On January - 26 job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.  

1611  On this day in history 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  

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1613  On January - 26 johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1654  Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on January - 26.  

1666  France declares war on England &Münster on January - 26.  

1666  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1699  Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.  

1699  On this day in history venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history william Hayes, composer  

1714  On this day in history the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history 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  Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty  

1748  England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer  

1763  On this day in history charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on January - 26.  

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  On this day in history birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1716  On January - 26 birth of george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville  

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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  

1109  On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on January - 26.  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1697  On January - 26 death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

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