Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.
1109 On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on this day in history.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on January - 26.
1564 On January - 26 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 January - 26 job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
1611 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 on January - 26.
1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on this day in history.
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 January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
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 January - 26 venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
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 this day in history.
1706 On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
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 January - 26.
1736 On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
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.