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Historical Events In August - 26

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

0055  On this day in history -BC- Roman forces under Julius Csar invade Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0580  On August - 26 chinese invents toilet paper  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1071  On this day in history the Battle of Manzikert (Malaz Kard) virtually ends Byzantine power in Asia Minor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1071  On August - 26 battle of Manzikert, Byzantine Armenia (modern Malazgirt, Turkey). Fought between Byzantine Empire and Seljuq Turks.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1278  Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1303  Ala ud din Khilji captures Chittorgarh on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  On August - 26 battle of Crecy, between English and French forces  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  English longbows defeat French in Battle of Crcy on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  Battle at Crécy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1346  Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1349  On August - 26 thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1368  On August - 26 engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1466  On August - 26 a conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1486  Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  On August - 26 michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1541  On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1549  Battle at Dussingdale: John Dudley beats rebels on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1616  On this day in history johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  Cambridge Agreement, Mass Bay Co stockholders agree to emigrate on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1634  On August - 26 battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  People's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On August - 26 sea battle at Plymouth: Ayscue vs De Ruyter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1661  Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1723  Thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

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1469  On August - 26 birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1694  On August - 26 birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1349  Death of Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1486  Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1551  On this day in history death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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