Historical Events In June - 26
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0363 Roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield on this day in history.
0363 Flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies on this day in history.
0684 On this day in history st Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1284 On this day in history pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)
1291 On this day in history eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England
1409 On this day in history council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V
1483 On June - 26 richard III usurps English throne
1483 On June - 26 duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 On June - 26 toothbrush invented
1541 On this day in history francisco Pizarro is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima on this day in history.
1553 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter on this day in history.
1582 On June - 26 johannes Schultz, composer
1630 On this day in history swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
1631 On June - 26 justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on June - 26.
1657 On this day in history tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
1661 On June - 26 lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
1666 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
1688 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.
1702 On this day in history philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman
1714 On this day in history spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement
1718 Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him on June - 26.
1721 On this day in history dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America
1723 After a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians on this day in history.
1730 Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects") on this day in history.
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) on June - 26.
1747 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer on June - 26.
1749 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer on this day in history.
1754 Anthony Henday, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company, leaves York Factory with a party of Plains Cree returning to the interior; returns June 23, 1755, having traveled as far west as present-day Red Deer, Alberta on this day in history.
1760 On June - 26 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes on this day in history.
1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1793 On this day in history gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies