Historical Events In July - 26
Sunday, 24 March 2019
0657 On July - 26 battle of Siffin.
0796 On July - 26 offa, king of Mercia (75.-796)
0811 On July - 26 battle at Pliska: Bulgarian under monarch Krum beat Byzantine
0811 On July - 26 nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle
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 Charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies on July - 26.
1467 On July - 26 ferdinand II, King of Naples
1469 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor on this day in history.
1471 Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54 on July - 26.
1497 On this day in history "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 On July - 26 james I (12) becomes king of Scotland
1529 Francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru on this day in history.
1533 Atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies on July - 26.
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on July - 26.
1576 Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst on July - 26.
1579 On July - 26 francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean
1588 On this day in history john Hawkins becomes a knight
1630 On this day in history charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies
1656 Rembrandt declares he is insolvent on this day in history.
1663 France annexes Venaissin on July - 26.
1677 On this day in history michael Franck, composer, dies at 68
1678 England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on this day in history.
1678 On July - 26 joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)
1680 On this day in history 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 July - 26.
1719 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1728 On July - 26 john Friend, physician/politician, dies
1739 George Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12) on this day in history.
1757 On July - 26 battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland