Historical Events In January - 26
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0066 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0946 On January - 26 eadgyth, German Queen
1109 On this day in history albericus of CĂ´teaux, French saint, dies
1340 On January - 26 english king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1500 On this day in history vicente YĂˇĂ±ez PinzĂłn becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil.
1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die on this day in history.
1564 On January - 26 the Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
1567 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat on January - 26.
1589 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on January - 26.
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 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer on January - 26.
1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife on this day in history.
1666 On January - 26 france declares war on England &Münster
1666 On this day in history france declares war on England & Munster
1667 On January - 26 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on January - 26.
1697 On this day in history isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1699 On this day in history venice, Poland &Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
1699 Venice, Poland & Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey on this day in history.
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 On January - 26 the magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records.
1706 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 On January - 26 william Hayes, composer
1714 On January - 26 the birth of Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1714 Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage) on January - 26.
1715 On this day in history claude Helvetius, Paris France, philosopher
1716 On January - 26 george Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
1722 Prestonpans on January - 26.
1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne on January - 26.
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 January - 26.
1748 On this day in history emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer
1763 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44) on January - 26.