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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 January - 26.  

1778  On January - 26 ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

1781  On this day in history achim v Arnim, writer  

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

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

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

1789  John Odell signs contract for £336 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 January - 26 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  On January - 26 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  Georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

1814  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on January - 26.  

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

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

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

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

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

1831  On this day in history mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)  

1833  On this day in history 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  Michigan admitted as 26th US state on January - 26.  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)  

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

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1716  On January - 26 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 this day in history.  

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  

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

1636  On this day in history death of jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552)  

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

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

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


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