Historical Events In July - 26
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0657 Battle of Siffin on July - 26.
0796 On July - 26 offa, king of Mercia (75.-796)
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 L√©on against the Muslims at Pamplona on July - 26.
1267 On this day in history inquistion forms in Rome under pope Clement IV
1309 Henry VII is recognized King of the Romans by Pope Clement V on July - 26.
1342 On this day in history charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies
1467 Ferdinand II, King of Naples on July - 26.
1469 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor on July - 26.
1471 On this day in history paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54
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 James I (12) becomes king of Scotland on July - 26.
1529 On this day in history francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru
1533 Atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies on this day in history.
1541 On July - 26 francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima
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 this day in history.
1656 Rembrandt declares he is insolvent on this day in history.
1663 France annexes Venaissin on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history michael Franck, composer, dies at 68
1678 On July - 26 england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France
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 On this day in history johann Samuel Endler, composer
1712 On this day in history thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80
1719 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1728 On this day in history john Friend, physician/politician, dies
1739 On July - 26 george Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)
1757 On this day in history battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland