Historical Events In June - 26
Tuesday, 22 October 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 On June - 26 flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies
0684 On June - 26 st Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1284 On June - 26 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 Richard III usurps English throne on this day in history.
1483 Duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III on June - 26.
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 June - 26.
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 this day in history johannes Schultz, composer
1630 On June - 26 swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
1631 Justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies on June - 26.
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on this day in history.
1657 On this day in history tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
1661 On June - 26 lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
1666 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.
1688 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on June - 26.
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on this day in history.
1714 On June - 26 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 June - 26.
1730 On June - 26 charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects")
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
1747 On June - 26 leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer on this day in history.
1754 On June - 26 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.
1760 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal on June - 26.
1763 On June - 26 george Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1778 On June - 26 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
1793 On June - 26 gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies