Historical Events In July - 26
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0657 Battle of Siffin on this day in history.
0796 On July - 26 offa, king of Mercia (75.-796)
0811 On July - 26 battle at Pliska: Bulgarian under monarch Krum beat Byzantine
0811 Nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle on this day in history.
0920 On July - 26 rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and L√©on 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 Charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies on this day in history.
1467 On July - 26 ferdinand II, King of Naples
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 July - 26.
1519 On July - 26 pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast
1524 On this day in history james I (12) becomes king of Scotland
1529 Francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru on this day in history.
1533 On July - 26 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 On this day in history francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean
1588 On July - 26 john Hawkins becomes a knight
1630 On July - 26 charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies
1656 Rembrandt declares he is insolvent on July - 26.
1663 On July - 26 france annexes Venaissin
1677 Michael Franck, composer, dies at 68 on July - 26.
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 On July - 26 john Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, poet/courtier, dies
1694 Johann Samuel Endler, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1728 John Friend, physician/politician, dies on July - 26.
1739 On July - 26 george Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)
1757 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland on July - 26.