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Historical Events Happened In February - 26

Friday, 19 December 2014

0364  Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

1076  Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered on this day in history.  

1154  On February - 26 rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60  

1200  On February - 26 symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint  

1266  On this day in history battle of Benevento  

1266  On February - 26 manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  On this day in history dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies  

1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) on this day in history.  

1531  On February - 26 earthquake in Lisbon Portugal, kills 20,000  

1534  Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht on February - 26.  

1538  On this day in history worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

1552  On February - 26 heinrich Faber, German composer  

1561  Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on February - 26.  

1564  On this day in history christopher Marlowe, dramatist (Dr Faustus), baptized  

1577  Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on February - 26.  

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer on February - 26.  

1590  Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda on this day in history.  

1608  John Still, English bishop on February - 26.  

1616  On this day in history spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo  

1630  On this day in history william Brade, composer, dies  

1675  On this day in history johann Philipp Treiber, composer  

1677  On this day in history nicola Fago, composer  

1686  On this day in history godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat  

1686  On this day in history godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78  

1717  On this day in history john Randall, composer  

1726  Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies on February - 26.  

1732  Mass first celebrated in American Catholic church, (St Joseph's Church, Philadelphia) on February - 26.  

1732  1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1766  August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 on February - 26.  

1770  On this day in history antoine Reicha, composer  

1770  Francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72 on February - 26.  

1772  On February - 26 caspar Furstenau, composer  

1773  Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Philadelphia) (1st solitary) on February - 26.  

1773  On February - 26 construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary)  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on this day in history.  

1587  Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer was born on February - 26.  

1671  On February - 26 birth of anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713)  

1672  On February - 26 birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

1675  On February - 26 birth of johann Philipp Treiber, composer  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on February - 26.  

1686  Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat was born on February - 26.  

Famous Deaths In February - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1076  On this day in history death of godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered  

1154  Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on February - 26.  

1200  On this day in history death of symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint  

1266  On February - 26 manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on February - 26.  

1360  Death of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328) on February - 26.  

1538  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on February - 26.  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on this day in history.