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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.  

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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

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

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on January - 26.  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on January - 26.  

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

1714  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) was born on January - 26.  

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

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  On January - 26 death of eadgyth, German Queen  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on January - 26.  

1697  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

1706  On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

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

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