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Historical Events In August - 26

Monday, 18 February 2019

0055  -BC- Roman forces under Julius Csar invade Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1071  On August - 26 the Battle of Manzikert (Malaz Kard) virtually ends Byzantine power in Asia Minor  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  On this day in history battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf van Habsburg defeats Ottokar II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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 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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 August - 26 giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1545  Pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese, duke of Parma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  On August - 26 frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1634  Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants on August - 26.  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  On this day in history sea battle at Plymouth: Ayscue vs De Ruyter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  On August - 26 sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

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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 this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On August - 26 birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  On this day in history birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1726  Karl Kohaut, composer was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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