Historical Events In June - 26
Friday, 22 January 2021
0363 On June - 26 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 this day in history flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies
0684 St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 26.
1284 On June - 26 pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)
1291 On this day in history eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England
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 On June - 26 duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 Toothbrush invented on June - 26.
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 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter on this day in history.
1582 On June - 26 johannes Schultz, composer
1630 Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde on this day in history.
1631 Justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies on this day in history.
1655 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on June - 26.
1657 Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1661 On June - 26 lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
1666 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
1688 On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
1702 Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman on this day in history.
1714 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer on this day in history.
1749 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer on June - 26.
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 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal on June - 26.
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes on this day in history.
1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1793 Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies on June - 26.