Historical Events In June - 26
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0363 On this day in history 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 June - 26 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 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 June - 26 council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V
1483 On June - 26 richard III usurps English throne
1483 Duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III on June - 26.
1498 On June - 26 toothbrush invented
1541 On June - 26 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 On June - 26 christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
1582 On June - 26 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 this day in history.
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 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on June - 26.
1714 Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement on June - 26.
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 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 this day in history 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 On June - 26 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 this day in history.
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes on June - 26.
1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1793 On June - 26 gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies