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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

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1770  Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)  

1778  On this day in history ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

1781  Achim v Arnim, writer on January - 26.  

1784  Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol on this day in history.  

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

1786  On January - 26 benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1789  On January - 26 john Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)  

1789  On this day in history john Odell signs contract for ÂŁ336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)  

1790  On January - 26 mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna  

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

1797  On January - 26 russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty  

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

1798  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1802  Congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library on January - 26.  

1802  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 on this day in history.  

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

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

1813  On this day in history juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876  

1814  On this day in history rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

1816  On this day in history lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863  

1819  Abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26] on January - 26.  

1824  Edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies on this day in history.  

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

1828  On January - 26 johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

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

1833  Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan  

1837  Michigan admitted as 26th US state on January - 26.  

1838  Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

1715  On this day in history birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on January - 26.  

Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on January - 26.  

1109  On January - 26 albericus of CĂ´teaux, French saint, dies  

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

1630  On this day in history death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  

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

1697  Death of Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640) on January - 26.  

1706  Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf KhevenhĂĽller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  

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