Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Friday, 28 November 2014
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On this day in history eadgyth, German Queen
1109 Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on January - 26.
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 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 January - 26 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 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on January - 26.
1689 On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
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 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 January - 26.
1706 On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
1708 William Hayes, composer on January - 26.
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history prestonpans
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.
1742 On January - 26 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 On January - 26 emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.