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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 26 May 2022

0451  Today in history the Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place. The Armenians are defeated militarily but are guaranteed freedom to openly practice Christianity.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0961  On May - 26 german King Otto II crowned  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1328  Today in history william of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  Martin Luther is banned by the Edict of Worms for his writings and religious beliefs today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Genève throws out Calvijn on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  On May - 26 geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On May - 26 the first battle of Pequot at New Haven CT kills 500 Indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On this day in history 1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1647  Today in history massachusetts disallows priest access to colony  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) was born today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Today in history birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On this day in history birth of sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  Today in history augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On May - 26 beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Today in history death of ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  Today in history death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies today in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Death of Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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