Historical Events In July - 26
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
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 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 Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona on July - 26.
1267 On July - 26 inquistion forms in Rome under pope Clement IV
1309 On this day in history henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V.
1342 On July - 26 charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies
1467 Ferdinand II, King of Naples on this day in history.
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 July - 26.
1519 On July - 26 pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast
1524 On July - 26 james I (12) becomes king of Scotland
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 Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean
1588 John Hawkins becomes a knight on this day in history.
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 On July - 26 france annexes Venaissin
1677 On July - 26 michael Franck, composer, dies at 68
1678 England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1728 John Friend, physician/politician, dies on July - 26.
1739 On this day in history george Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)
1757 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland on this day in history.