Historical Events Happened In February - 26
Friday, 30 January 2015
0364 On February - 26 valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
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 Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on February - 26.
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 On this day in history earthquake in Lisbon Portugal, kills 20,000
1534 On this day in history pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht
1538 Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on February - 26.
1552 On this day in history heinrich Faber, German composer
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 February - 26.
1588 Nicolaus Erich, composer on this day in history.
1590 Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda on February - 26.
1608 On February - 26 john Still, English bishop
1616 On this day in history spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
1630 William Brade, composer, dies on February - 26.
1675 On February - 26 johann Philipp Treiber, composer
1677 On February - 26 nicola Fago, composer
1686 Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat on February - 26.
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 On February - 26 maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies
1732 On this day in history mass first celebrated in American Catholic church, (St Joseph's Church, Philadelphia)
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 On this day in history francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72
1772 Caspar Furstenau, composer on February - 26.
1773 Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Philadelphia) (1st solitary) on this day in history.
1773 On February - 26 construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary)