Historical Events In June - 26
Sunday, 18 April 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 June - 26.
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 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened) on this day in history.
1291 Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England on this day in history.
1409 On this day in history 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 Toothbrush invented on June - 26.
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 On this day in history francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
1553 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter on this day in history.
1582 Johannes Schultz, composer on June - 26.
1630 On June - 26 swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
1631 On June - 26 justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies
1655 On this day in history jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
1657 Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1661 On this day in history lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
1666 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on June - 26.
1714 Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement on June - 26.
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 this day in history.
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 On June - 26 charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects")
1742 On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer on June - 26.
1749 On this day in history louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer
1754 On this day in history 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 this day in history george Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1778 On June - 26 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
1793 Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies on this day in history.