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Historical Events In August - 26

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0055  -BC- Roman forces under Julius C‘sar invade Britain on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0580  On August - 26 chinese invents toilet paper  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  The Battle of Manzikert (Malaz Kard) virtually ends Byzantine power in Asia Minor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1346  Battle at Crécy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1346  Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle on this day in history.  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  On this day in history a conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1498  Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà on this day in history.  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  Pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese, duke of Parma on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  Battle at Dussingdale: John Dudley beats rebels on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1627  On August - 26 thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1648  People's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1661  On August - 26 louis Couperin, composer, dies  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  On this day in history christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) on August - 26.  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  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  On this day in history birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  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  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  Karl Kohaut, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1349  On this day in history death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1486  Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1551  On this day in history death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  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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