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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Friday, 31 October 2014

1770  Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly on January - 26.  

1771  Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname) on January - 26.  

1778  Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) on this day in history.  

1781  On January - 26 achim v Arnim, writer  

1784  On this day in history ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol  

1784  On January - 26 ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol  

1786  Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) on January - 26.  

1788  Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay New South Wales as a penal colony on January - 26.  

1788  On this day in history the first English convicts arrive in Australia  

1788  On this day in history the first group of European settlers arrives in Australia.  

1788  Captain Arthur Phillip hoists the English flag on Botany Bay, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day on January - 26.  

1789  On this day in history john Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)  

1789  On this day in history john Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)  

1790  Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62  

1797  Russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty  

1798  On this day in history christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49  

1802  Congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library on this day in history.  

1802  On January - 26 the Italian republic created January 26 from the former Cisalpine republic with Napoleon Bonaparte as president annexes Piedmont September 21 and annexes Parma and Piacenza in October  

1803  On this day in history georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  

1808  On January - 26 rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.  

1813  On January - 26 juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876  

1814  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

1816  Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on January - 26.  

1819  On this day in history abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26]  

1824  On this day in history edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies  

1826  Julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76) on January - 26.  

1828  Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

1831  On January - 26 mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)  

1833  On January - 26 gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan  

1833  On January - 26 gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan  

1837  On this day in history michigan admitted as 26th US state  

1838  Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol on January - 26.  

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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  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  On this day in history 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 January - 26.  

1109  On this day in history albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies  

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.  

1630  On January - 26 death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

1636  On January - 26 death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

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  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)