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Historical Events In August - 26

Monday, 08 August 2022

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

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

1278  Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf van Habsburg defeats Ottokar II on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1303  Ala ud din Khilji captures Chittorgarh on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1346  On this day in history english longbows defeat French in Battle of Crcy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  On this day in history battle at Crécy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1349  Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1466  A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered 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

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  Pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese, duke of Parma on August - 26.  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  On this day in history frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  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 August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  Cambridge Agreement, Mass Bay Co stockholders agree to emigrate on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1634  On this day in history 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 August - 26.  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  Sea battle at Plymouth: Ayscue vs De Ruyter on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1661  Louis Couperin, composer, dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1712  Sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1723  On August - 26 thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1596  On this day in history birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  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  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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  On August - 26 death of 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

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

1518  Death of Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  On August - 26 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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