Historical Events In July - 26
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 this day in history nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle
0920 Rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and L√©on against the Muslims at Pamplona on July - 26.
1267 On July - 26 inquistion forms in Rome under pope Clement IV
1309 On July - 26 henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V.
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 July - 26.
1471 Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54 on July - 26.
1497 On July - 26 "Edward IV's son" Perkin Warbecks army lands in Cork
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 James I (12) becomes king of Scotland on this day in history.
1529 On this day in history francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru
1533 On this day in history atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst
1579 Francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean on July - 26.
1588 John Hawkins becomes a knight on this day in history.
1630 Charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies on July - 26.
1656 On July - 26 rembrandt declares he is insolvent
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 Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) on July - 26.
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 this day in history.
1719 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1728 On July - 26 john Friend, physician/politician, dies
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.