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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

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1770  On this day in history alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly  

1771  Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname) on this day in history.  

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

1781  Achim v Arnim, writer on January - 26.  

1784  On January - 26 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  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  The first group of European settlers arrives in Australia on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1790  On this day in history mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna  

1795  Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library  

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 January - 26.  

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

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

1813  Juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876 on this day in history.  

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

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

1819  On January - 26 abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26]  

1824  On January - 26 edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies  

1826  On this day in history julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)  

1828  On this day in history johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) on January - 26.  

1833  Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan on January - 26.  

1833  Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan on January - 26.  

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

1838  On January - 26 tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol  

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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 this day in history.  

1667  On January - 26 birth of henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

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 January - 26.  

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 January - 26 death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

1630  On January - 26 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  On January - 26 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

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

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