Historical Events In July - 26
Sunday, 17 January 2021
0657 On July - 26 battle of Siffin.
0796 Offa, king of Mercia (75.-796) on July - 26.
0811 Battle at Pliska: Bulgarian under monarch Krum beat Byzantine on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1467 Ferdinand II, King of Naples on July - 26.
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 "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 On July - 26 pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast
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 July - 26 atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on July - 26.
1576 Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst on July - 26.
1579 Francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean on this day in history.
1588 On July - 26 john Hawkins becomes a knight
1630 Charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies on this day in history.
1656 On this day in history rembrandt declares he is insolvent
1663 France annexes Venaissin on July - 26.
1677 Michael Franck, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France
1678 On this day in history 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 On July - 26 johann Samuel Endler, composer
1712 Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80 on July - 26.
1719 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 on July - 26.
1728 John Friend, physician/politician, dies on this day in history.
1739 George Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12) on July - 26.
1757 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland on July - 26.