Historical Events In June - 26
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
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 On June - 26 flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies
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 June - 26.
1291 On this day in history eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England
1409 On this day in history council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V
1483 On June - 26 richard III usurps English throne
1483 On June - 26 duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
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 June - 26.
1553 On this day in history christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
1582 On this day in history johannes Schultz, composer
1630 On June - 26 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 On June - 26 tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
1661 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76 on June - 26.
1666 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on June - 26.
1688 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on June - 26.
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on June - 26.
1714 On this day in history 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 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 On June - 26 arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer on this day in history.
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 On June - 26 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
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 On June - 26 gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies