Historical Events In June - 26
Monday, 06 April 2020
0363 On June - 26 roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield.
0363 On this day in history flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies
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 Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England on this day in history.
1409 Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V on June - 26.
1483 On this day in history richard III usurps English throne
1483 On June - 26 duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 Toothbrush invented on this day in history.
1541 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 on this day in history.
1541 On June - 26 francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
1553 On this day in history christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
1582 Johannes Schultz, composer on this day in history.
1630 On June - 26 swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
1631 Justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
1657 On June - 26 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 June - 26 philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman
1714 On this day in history spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement
1718 On June - 26 tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.
1721 Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America on this day in history.
1723 On June - 26 after a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
1730 Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects") on this day in history.
1742 On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 On June - 26 leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 On this day in history louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer
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 this day in history 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 June - 26.
1793 On this day in history gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies