Historical Events In July - 26
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0657 Battle of Siffin on July - 26.
0796 On this day in history offa, king of Mercia (75.-796)
0811 Battle at Pliska: Bulgarian under monarch Krum beat Byzantine on July - 26.
0811 Nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle on this day in history.
0920 Rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona on July - 26.
1267 Inquistion forms in Rome under pope Clement IV on July - 26.
1309 Henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V on July - 26.
1342 On this day in history charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies
1467 Ferdinand II, King of Naples on July - 26.
1469 On July - 26 wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor
1471 On July - 26 paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54
1497 "Edward IV's son" Perkin Warbecks army lands in Cork on this day in history.
1499 Alonso dhe Ojeda discovers Curacao Island on this day in history.
1519 Pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast on this day in history.
1524 On July - 26 james I (12) becomes king of Scotland
1529 On July - 26 francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru
1533 On July - 26 atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies
1541 On July - 26 francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima
1576 Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst on July - 26.
1579 Francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean on this day in history.
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 France annexes Venaissin on July - 26.
1677 Michael Franck, composer, dies at 68 on July - 26.
1678 On this day in history england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France
1678 Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) on July - 26.
1680 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, poet/courtier, dies on this day in history.
1694 On July - 26 johann Samuel Endler, composer
1712 Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43
1728 On this day in history john Friend, physician/politician, dies
1739 George Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12) on July - 26.
1757 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland on this day in history.