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Historical Events In August - 26

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

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

0580  Chinese invents toilet paper on August - 26.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1346  Battle of Crecy, between English and French forces on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1346  On August - 26 battle at Crécy-England's longbows defeat France, cannons used for 1st time in battle  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 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 August - 26.  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  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  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  On August - 26 battle at Dussingdale: John Dudley beats rebels  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  Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  On August - 26 thomas Bullis, composer  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 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  On this day in history west India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  On this day in history people's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  Sea battle at Plymouth: Ayscue vs De Ruyter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1676  On August - 26 robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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1469  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  On this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1694  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1726  On August - 26 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  Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle on August - 26.  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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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