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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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

0946  On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

1340  On this day in history english king Edward III proclaimed king of France  

1500  On this day in history vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.  

1531  Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  

1613  On January - 26 johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1654  Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1699  Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.  

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 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  William Hayes, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1736  Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on this day in history.  

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

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  Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.  

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  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 January - 26.  

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

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

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

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

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 January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  

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

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

1636  On this day in history death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

1697  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

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)