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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  

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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  On this day in history 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 January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

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  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

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

1567  On January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

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