Historical Events In January - 26
Friday, 06 December 2019
0066 On January - 26 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0946 Eadgyth, German Queen on this day in history.
1109 On this day in history albericus of CĂ´teaux, French saint, dies
1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
1500 On January - 26 vicente YĂˇĂ±ez PinzĂłn becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on January - 26.
1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism on this day in history.
1567 On January - 26 nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on this day in history.
1611 On this day in history 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
1613 On this day in history johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 On January - 26 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 this day in history.
1667 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies on January - 26.
1689 On January - 26 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on January - 26.
1699 Venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on January - 26.
1699 On January - 26 venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1700 On January - 26 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.
1700 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records on this day in history.
1706 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history william Hayes, composer
1714 The birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor on January - 26.
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on this day in history.
1715 On this day in history claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville on this day in history.
1722 On January - 26 prestonpans
1736 On January - 26 stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 On January - 26 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer
1748 On January - 26 england, Netherlands, Austria &Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748 England, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty on this day in history.
1748 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer on this day in history.
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.