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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.  

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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  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

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

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on this day in history.  

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

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 January - 26.  

1706  On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)