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Historical Events Happened In January - 26

Saturday, 29 November 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 January - 26.  

1781  On January - 26 achim v Arnim, writer  

1784  Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol on January - 26.  

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

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

1788  On this day in history captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay New South Wales as a penal colony  

1788  The first English convicts arrive in Australia on January - 26.  

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

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

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 January - 26.  

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

1795  Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62 on January - 26.  

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

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

1798  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49 on January - 26.  

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

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  Georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72 on January - 26.  

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

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

1814  On January - 26 rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

1816  Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

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

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

1826  On January - 26 julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)  

1828  On January - 26 johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) on this day in history.  

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

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

1837  Michigan admitted as 26th US state on this day in history.  

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  On January - 26 birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

1541  Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On January - 26 birth of johann Jakob Wolleb, composer  

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

1708  On January - 26 birth of william Hayes, composer  

1714  On January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  

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

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  On this day in history death of eadgyth, German Queen  

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

1567  Death of Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

1630  Death of Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556) on January - 26.  

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1697  On January - 26 death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  

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

1744  On this day in history death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)