Historical Events For January - 26
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen
1109 Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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
1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on January - 26.
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 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 January - 26 isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
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 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 January - 26.
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 On January - 26 jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 On this day in history prestonpans
1736 On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on January - 26.
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 On January - 26 charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)