Historical Events In June - 26
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
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 St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1284 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened) on June - 26.
1291 On June - 26 eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England
1409 On June - 26 council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V
1483 On this day in history richard III usurps English throne
1483 On this day in history duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 On June - 26 toothbrush invented
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 this day in history francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
1553 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter on June - 26.
1582 On this day in history johannes Schultz, composer
1630 On this day in history swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
1631 On this day in history justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on this day in history.
1657 Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65 on June - 26.
1661 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76 on June - 26.
1666 On June - 26 richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
1688 On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
1702 On this day in history philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman
1714 Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement on this day in history.
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 June - 26 dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America
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 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 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1763 On this day in history george Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1778 On this day in history angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
1793 Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies on this day in history.