Historical Events For January - 26
Friday, 21 July 2017
0066 On January - 26 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
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 this day in history 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 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on this day in history.
1567 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on January - 26.
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 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 On January - 26 venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1700 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 on January - 26.
1700 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records on January - 26.
1706 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 On this day in history the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 On January - 26 jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 On this day in history claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on January - 26.
1722 Prestonpans on January - 26.
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on this day in history.
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.
1748 On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on January - 26.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on this day in history.