Historical Events For February - 26
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
0364 Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor on February - 26.
1076 On February - 26 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 February - 26 symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint
1266 On February - 26 battle of Benevento
1266 On February - 26 manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies
1324 On February - 26 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 Earthquake in Lisbon Portugal, kills 20,000 on February - 26.
1534 On February - 26 pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht
1538 On February - 26 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
1552 Heinrich Faber, German composer on this day in history.
1561 Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on this day in history.
1564 On February - 26 christopher Marlowe, dramatist (Dr Faustus), baptized
1577 On February - 26 erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
1588 Nicolaus Erich, composer on this day in history.
1590 Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda on February - 26.
1608 John Still, English bishop on this day in history.
1616 On February - 26 spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
1630 On February - 26 william Brade, composer, dies
1675 On February - 26 johann Philipp Treiber, composer
1677 On February - 26 nicola Fago, composer
1686 On this day in history godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat
1686 Godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
1717 On February - 26 john Randall, composer
1726 Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
1732 On February - 26 mass first celebrated in American Catholic church, (St Joseph's Church, Philadelphia)
1732 On February - 26 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia
1766 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 on this day in history.
1770 Antoine Reicha, composer on this day in history.
1770 Francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72 on February - 26.
1772 On this day in history caspar Furstenau, composer
1773 Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Philadelphia) (1st solitary) on February - 26.
1773 On this day in history construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary)