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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

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0066  5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

0946  Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.  

1109  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1340  English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.  

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  On January - 26 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  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 January - 26.  

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

1654  On January - 26 portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife  

1666  On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster  

1666  On this day in history france declares war on England & Munster  

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

1689  On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

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  On January - 26 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 this day in history.  

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

1708  On January - 26 william Hayes, composer  

1714  The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on January - 26.  

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

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

1722  Prestonpans on January - 26.  

1736  On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne  

1742  On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

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

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

1748  On January - 26 emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer  

1763  Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

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

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on January - 26.  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1714  On January - 26 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  

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On this day in history death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

1630  On January - 26 death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on January - 26.  

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

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on January - 26.  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on this day in history.