Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Friday, 21 November 2014
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 January - 26.
1340 On January - 26 english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1500 On January - 26 vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.
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 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on January - 26.
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 this day in history.
1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on this day in history.
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on January - 26.
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on January - 26.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on January - 26.
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.
1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on this day in history.
1699 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
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 this day in history.
1706 On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
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 On this day in history claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 On January - 26 prestonpans
1736 On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 On January - 26 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on January - 26.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.