Happy Australia Day for everyone Down Under!!
The emperor’s commander Wallenstein buys secretly the two duchies Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Güstrow on January 26, 1628 following the enforced resignation of their respective Dukes by Emperor Ferdinand II.
And Michigan becomes 26th State of the USA today in 1837.
On my family tree we have a wedding anniversary today.
On January 26, 1886 the cottager and bricklayer Wilhelm Johann Heinrich LENSCHOW from Kastahn, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany marries the tailor’s daughter Maria Wilhelmine Elisabeth LENSCHOW from the neighbour village Sievershagen.
They married in Diedrichshagen, the main village of the parish.