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Historical Events In April - 26

Thursday, 09 December 2021

0121  Antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus A Verus], Emperor of Rome (161-180) on this day in history.  

0570  On April - 26 muhammed, founder of Islam, according to the Shi'a sect. Other sources suggest April 20.  

0757  Paolo Orsini replaces his brother Pope Stephen II, as Paul I on April - 26.  

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on this day in history.  

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1220  German king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights on this day in history.  

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) on this day in history.  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

1467  On this day in history the miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy.  

1476  Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  

1478  Pazzi conspirators attack Lorenzo & kill Giuliano de'Medici on April - 26.  

1478  1st Easter on April - 26.  

1478  On this day in history giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1514  On this day in history copernicus makes his first observations of Saturn  

1514  Copernicus makes his observations of Saturn on April - 26.  

1514  Copernicus makes his 1st observations of Saturn on this day in history.  

1532  On this day in history sultan Suleiman through Hungary on away to Vienna  

1538  On this day in history giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1558  On this day in history jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies  

1558  On April - 26 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

1564  William Shakespeare baptized on April - 26.  

1564  On April - 26 william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  On April - 26 nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France on April - 26.  

1603  On April - 26 francesco Nigetti, composer  

1607  On this day in history the first British to establish an American colony land at Cape Henry, Va  

1607  1st British to establish an American colony land at Cape Henry, Va on this day in history.  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized on this day in history.  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) on April - 26.  

1648  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1654  On April - 26 jews are expelled from Brazil  

1655  On April - 26 dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam  

1677  On April - 26 emperor Leopold I forms University of Innsbruck  

1703  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on April - 26.  

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on this day in history.  

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  On this day in history birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  On April - 26 birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on this day in history.  

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  On this day in history death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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