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Historical Events In August - 26

Saturday, 07 December 2019

0055  On this day in history -BC- Roman forces under Julius C‘sar invade Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0580  Chinese invents toilet paper on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  The Battle of Manzikert (Malaz Kard) virtually ends Byzantine power in Asia Minor on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  On this day in history battle of Manzikert, Byzantine Armenia (modern Malazgirt, Turkey). Fought between Byzantine Empire and Seljuq Turks.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf van Habsburg defeats Ottokar II on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On this day in history ala ud din Khilji captures Chittorgarh.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On this day in history battle of Crecy, between English and French forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  English longbows defeat French in Battle of Cr‚cy on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On August - 26 battle at Crécy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1346  On August - 26 jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1466  A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1498  Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  On this day in history giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  On August - 26 turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On August - 26 pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese, duke of Parma  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  On August - 26 battle at Dussingdale: John Dudley beats rebels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  On August - 26 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On August - 26 cambridge Agreement, Mass Bay Co stockholders agree to emigrate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  On August - 26 west India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On August - 26 people's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Sea battle at Plymouth: Ayscue vs De Ruyter on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  Louis Couperin, composer, dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  On August - 26 willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  On this day in history sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  Thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  On this day in history birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On August - 26 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  On August - 26 birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On this day in history birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On August - 26 birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1278  On August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On this day in history jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  Death of Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  On this day in history death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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