Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on January - 26.
1567 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on January - 26.
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 On this day in history johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 On January - 26 portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on this day in history.
1689 On January - 26 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on January - 26.
1699 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
1700 On this day in history 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 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 On January - 26 the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher on January - 26.
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on this day in history.
1722 On January - 26 prestonpans
1736 On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1763 On January - 26 charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)