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Historical Events In August - 26

Thursday, 22 August 2019

0055  On August - 26 -BC- Roman forces under Julius Csar invade Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0580  On this day in history 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  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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  Battle of Crecy, between English and French forces on August - 26.  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  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 this day in history.  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

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1541  On this day in history 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 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  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) on August - 26.  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  On August - 26 thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1641  On this day in history 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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] on this day in history.  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 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  On this day in history thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on August - 26.  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 August - 26 birth of thomas Bullis, composer  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 this day in history birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On August - 26 birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 26 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  On August - 26 death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on August - 26.  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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