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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

0066  On this day in history 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

0946  On this day in history 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  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  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 January - 26.  

1589  Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on this day in history.  

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 January - 26.  

1654  On this day in history portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife  

1666  On January - 26 france declares war on England &Münster  

1666  On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster  

1667  On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1689  On January - 26 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  On January - 26 venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey  

1699  On this day in history venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey  

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

1708  On this day in history william Hayes, composer  

1714  The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on this day in history.  

1714  On January - 26 jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

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

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  England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty  

1748  On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer  

1763  On January - 26 charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on January - 26.  

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1708  On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  On this day in history birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

1715  Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher was born on January - 26.  

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  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on January - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on January - 26.  

1744  Death of Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683) on January - 26.