Historical Events In June - 26
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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 Flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies on June - 26.
0684 St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 26.
1284 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened) on this day in history.
1291 On this day in history eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England
1409 Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V on June - 26.
1483 Richard III usurps English throne on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 On this day in history 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 On this day in history francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
1553 On this day in history christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
1582 Johannes Schultz, composer on this day in history.
1630 Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde on June - 26.
1631 On June - 26 justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on June - 26.
1657 On June - 26 tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
1661 On this day in history lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
1666 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
1688 On June - 26 ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on June - 26.
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 Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America on this day in history.
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 June - 26.
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 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 June - 26.
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes on June - 26.
1778 On June - 26 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
1793 On June - 26 gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies