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Historical Events For January - 26

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1770  On this day in history alexander Carlyle, Moderator of General Assembly  Click To Search About This In Google

1771  Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname) on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1778  On January - 26 ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  Click To Search About This In Google

1781  On January - 26 achim v Arnim, writer  Click To Search About This In Google

1784  On this day in history ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol  Click To Search About This In Google

1784  On this day in history ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol  Click To Search About This In Google

1786  Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  On January - 26 captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay New South Wales as a penal colony  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  On this day in history the first English convicts arrive in Australia  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  On January - 26 the first group of European settlers arrives in Australia.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1788  On this day in history captain Arthur Phillip hoists the English flag on Botany Bay, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day  Click To Search About This In Google

1789  John Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx) on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1789  On January - 26 john Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church (Bronx)  Click To Search About This In Google

1790  Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1795  On January - 26 johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62  Click To Search About This In Google

1797  On this day in history russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1797  On January - 26 russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1798  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1802  On January - 26 congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1803  On January - 26 georg von Pasterwiz, composer, dies at 72  Click To Search About This In Google

1808  Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1813  On January - 26 juan Pablo Duarte, Dominican founding father (d. 1876  Click To Search About This In Google

1814  Rufus King, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1816  Lloyd Tilghman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1819  Abner Doubleday, Union general-major/inventor (baseball) [or Jun 26] on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  Edward Jenner, discoverer (vaccination), dies on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1826  On this day in history julia Dent Grant, 1st lady (1862-76)  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  On January - 26 johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer  Click To Search About This In Google

1831  Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  On January - 26 gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  On this day in history gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan  Click To Search About This In Google

1837  On this day in history michigan admitted as 26th US state  Click To Search About This In Google

1838  Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In January - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1497  Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1541  On January - 26 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer was born on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies was born on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1708  William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1714  On January - 26 birth of jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  On January - 26 birth of claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher  Click To Search About This In Google

1716  George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was born on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In January - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0946  Death of Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1109  Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies on January - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1567  On this day in history death of nicholas Wotton, English diplomat  Click To Search About This In Google

1630  On this day in history death of henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)  Click To Search About This In Google

1636  Death of Jean Hotman, Marquis de Villers-St-Paul, French diplomat (b. 1552) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1697  On this day in history death of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)  Click To Search About This In Google

1706  On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

1744  On January - 26 death of ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)  Click To Search About This In Google

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