Historical Events In January - 26
Monday, 27 January 2020
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On January - 26 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 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 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on this day in history.
1589 On this day in history job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
1611 On January - 26 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 January - 26 johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on January - 26.
1666 On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England & Munster
1667 On January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 On this day in history 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 On January - 26 venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
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 On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59
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 January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1736 On this day in history stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
1742 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.
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 On January - 26 emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 On this day in history charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)