Historical Events For January - 26
Saturday, 03 December 2016
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On this day in history eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil on January - 26.
1531 On January - 26 lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on January - 26.
1567 On January - 26 nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
1589 On this day in history job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
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 January - 26 johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 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 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 On January - 26 the magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records.
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 this day in history.
1714 On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 On January - 26 claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on this day in history.
1722 Prestonpans on this day in history.
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.
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 January - 26 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.