Historical Events For January - 26
Friday, 24 November 2017
0066 On this day in history 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0946 On this day in history eadgyth, German Queen
1109 Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.
1340 On January - 26 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 January - 26 the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
1567 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on January - 26.
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
1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on this day in history.
1654 On January - 26 portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on January - 26.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.
1697 On this day in history isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1699 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
1699 On January - 26 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 January - 26.
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 On this day in history the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 On this day in history prestonpans
1736 On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
1748 On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on this day in history.