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Historical Events Happened In February - 26

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

0364  On this day in history valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor.  

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  Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on this day in history.  

1266  On February - 26 battle of Benevento  

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on February - 26.  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1538  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on this day in history.  

1552  Heinrich Faber, German composer on February - 26.  

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

1564  On February - 26 christopher Marlowe, dramatist (Dr Faustus), baptized  

1577  Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer on this day in history.  

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

1608  On this day in history john Still, English bishop  

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

1630  William Brade, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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  John Randall, composer on February - 26.  

1726  On this day in history maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies  

1732  On February - 26 mass first celebrated in American Catholic church, (St Joseph's Church, Philadelphia)  

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

1766  On this day in history august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

1770  On February - 26 antoine Reicha, composer  

1770  On February - 26 francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72  

1772  Caspar Furstenau, composer on February - 26.  

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

1773  Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary) on this day in history.  

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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 February - 26.  

1587  Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born on February - 26.  

1588  On this day in history birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer was born on February - 26.  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In February - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on February - 26.  

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on February - 26.  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on this day in history.  

1360  On this day in history death of roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)  

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

1552  On February - 26 death of heinrich Faber, German composer  

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