Historical Events In January - 26
Friday, 21 January 2022
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on January - 26.
0946 On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On January - 26 albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1340 On this day in history english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1500 On this day in history vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.
1531 On January - 26 lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1564 On this day in history the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
1567 On this day in history nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on this day in history.
1611 Madame de Poutrincourt leaves Dieppe, France with Jesuits Pierre Biard and Enémond Masse and her son, Charles Biencourt; first titled lady, first Jesuits in Canada on January - 26.
1613 On this day in history johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 On this day in history portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
1666 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
1666 France declares war on England & Munster on January - 26.
1667 On January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 On January - 26 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
1697 On January - 26 isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1699 On January - 26 venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
1700 This great earthquake occurred about 9 pm on the Cascadia Fault, the boundary between the North American and Juan de Fuca plates. This was almost 100 years before the first European explorers made contact with native peoples on the west coast. This was one of the world's great earthquakes with a magnitude estimated at 9 on this day in history.
1700 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records on January - 26.
1706 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on January - 26.
1708 William Hayes, composer on this day in history.
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 On this day in history jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
1715 Claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 Prestonpans on this day in history.
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on this day in history.
1742 On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history england, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on January - 26.
1763 On January - 26 charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)