Historical Events In July - 26
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0657 On this day in history battle of Siffin.
0796 On this day in history offa, king of Mercia (75.-796)
0811 On this day in history battle at Pliska: Bulgarian under monarch Krum beat Byzantine
0811 On this day in history nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle
0920 On July - 26 rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona.
1267 On July - 26 inquistion forms in Rome under pope Clement IV
1309 Henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V on this day in history.
1342 On July - 26 charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies
1467 Ferdinand II, King of Naples on this day in history.
1469 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor on July - 26.
1471 On July - 26 paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54
1497 On July - 26 "Edward IV's son" Perkin Warbecks army lands in Cork
1499 Alonso dhe Ojeda discovers Curacao Island on July - 26.
1519 On this day in history pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast
1524 James I (12) becomes king of Scotland on this day in history.
1529 Francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru on July - 26.
1533 On this day in history atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on July - 26.
1576 On July - 26 muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst
1579 Francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean on July - 26.
1588 John Hawkins becomes a knight on July - 26.
1630 Charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies on this day in history.
1656 On July - 26 rembrandt declares he is insolvent
1663 On this day in history france annexes Venaissin
1677 Michael Franck, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1678 England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on July - 26.
1678 Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) on this day in history.
1680 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, poet/courtier, dies on July - 26.
1694 Johann Samuel Endler, composer on July - 26.
1712 Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1719 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 on July - 26.
1728 On July - 26 john Friend, physician/politician, dies
1739 On this day in history george Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)
1757 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland on this day in history.