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Historical Events In August - 26

Saturday, 19 October 2019

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

0580  Chinese invents toilet paper on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  On this day in history 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  Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf van Habsburg defeats Ottokar II on August - 26.  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 Cr‚cy on August - 26.  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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 26 thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  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 August - 26 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  On this day in history michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.  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  On August - 26 turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On August - 26 pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese, duke of Parma  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  On August - 26 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer on August - 26.  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  On this day in history battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola on August - 26.  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  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  Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  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 this day in history sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1469  On August - 26 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 this day in history birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On August - 26 birth of robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on August - 26.  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 August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On August - 26 jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  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 August - 26 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 August - 26.  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  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on this day in history.  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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