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Historical Events For April - 26

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

0121  Antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus A Verus], Emperor of Rome (161-180) today in history.  

0570  Muhammed, founder of Islam, according to the Shi'a sect. Other sources suggest April 20 today in history.  

0757  On April - 26 paolo Orsini replaces his brother Pope Stephen II, as Paul I  

1220  On this day in history german king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights  

1467  The miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy on April - 26.  

1478  Pazzi conspirators attack Lorenzo & kill Giuliano de'Medici on April - 26.  

1478  Today in history 1st Easter  

1514  Copernicus makes his first observations of Saturn today in history.  

1514  Copernicus makes his observations of Saturn today in history.  

1514  On April - 26 copernicus makes his 1st observations of Saturn  

1532  Today in history sultan Suleiman through Hungary on away to Vienna  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born today in history.  

1538  Today in history birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born today in history.  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born today in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on April - 26.  


Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  Today in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) today in history.  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies today in history.  

1444  Today in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  Today in history death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) today in history.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  


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