Historical Events In January - 26
Monday, 23 April 2018
1770 Alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly on this day in history.
1771 On January - 26 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 this day in history.
1784 Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol on January - 26.
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 this day in history.
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 January - 26 the first group of European settlers arrives in Australia.
1788 On this day in history 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 ÂŁ336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx) on January - 26.
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 this day in history russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty
1797 On January - 26 russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty
1798 On January - 26 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 January - 26 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 Juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876 on January - 26.
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 On January - 26 abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26]
1824 On January - 26 edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies
1826 Julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76) on this day in history.
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 On January - 26 gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan
1833 Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
1837 On January - 26 michigan admitted as 26th US state
1838 On this day in history tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol