Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Saturday, 28 May 2016
0066 On January - 26 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0946 On this day in history eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
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 this day in history 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 January - 26.
1613 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on this day in history.
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 January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 On this day in history 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 this day in history venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1715 On this day in history claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 Prestonpans on January - 26.
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 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on January - 26.
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on this day in history.