Historical Events In June - 26
Monday, 24 September 2018
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 June - 26.
1291 Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England on June - 26.
1409 Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V on June - 26.
1483 Richard III usurps English throne on June - 26.
1483 On June - 26 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 June - 26.
1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima on June - 26.
1553 On June - 26 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 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 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 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 Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects") on this day in history.
1742 Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 On June - 26 louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer
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 On June - 26 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
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