Historical Events In February - 26
Sunday, 23 September 2018
0364 Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1076 On February - 26 godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered
1154 Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on February - 26.
1200 Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on February - 26.
1266 Battle of Benevento on this day in history.
1266 On February - 26 manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies
1324 On this day in history dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies
1361 On this day in history wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)
1531 On this day in history earthquake in Lisbon Portugal, kills 20,000
1534 Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht on February - 26.
1538 Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on February - 26.
1552 On this day in history heinrich Faber, German composer
1561 Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on February - 26.
1564 On February - 26 christopher Marlowe, dramatist (Dr Faustus), baptized
1577 On February - 26 erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
1588 On February - 26 nicolaus Erich, composer
1590 On February - 26 mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda
1608 On February - 26 john Still, English bishop
1616 On February - 26 spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
1630 William Brade, composer, dies on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history johann Philipp Treiber, composer
1677 Nicola Fago, composer on February - 26.
1686 Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat on this day in history.
1686 On February - 26 godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78
1717 On February - 26 john Randall, composer
1726 Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
1732 On February - 26 mass first celebrated in American Catholic church, (St Joseph's Church, Philadelphia)
1732 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia on February - 26.
1766 On February - 26 august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30
1770 On this day in history antoine Reicha, composer
1770 On February - 26 francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72
1772 On February - 26 caspar Furstenau, composer
1773 Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Philadelphia) (1st solitary) on February - 26.
1773 Construction authorized for Walnut St jail (Phila) (1st solitary) on February - 26.