Historical Events In June - 26
Saturday, 24 August 2019
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 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 this day in history.
1284 On this day in history pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)
1291 On June - 26 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 Richard III usurps English throne on June - 26.
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 this day in history 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 June - 26.
1582 Johannes Schultz, composer on this day in history.
1630 Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde on June - 26.
1631 On this day in history justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies
1655 On this day in history jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
1657 On June - 26 tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
1661 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76 on June - 26.
1666 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
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 Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history after a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
1730 Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects") on June - 26.
1742 On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer on this day in history.
1749 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1763 George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes on this day in history.
1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 on June - 26.
1793 Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies on June - 26.