Historical Events Happened In January - 26
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
1770 On January - 26 alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly
1771 Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname) on this day in history.
1778 On January - 26 ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)
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 January - 26 ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol
1786 On this day in history 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 The first English convicts arrive in Australia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1790 Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna on January - 26.
1795 On this day in history johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62
1797 Russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty on this day in history.
1797 On January - 26 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 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 On this day in history juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876
1814 Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on this day in history.
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 January - 26 edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies
1826 On this day in history julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)
1828 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer on January - 26.
1831 On January - 26 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 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 On January - 26 tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol