Historical Events In June - 26
Friday, 06 December 2019
0363 On this day in history 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 June - 26 flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies
0684 On this day in history st Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V on this day in history.
1483 Richard III usurps English throne on June - 26.
1483 On June - 26 duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III
1498 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1541 On June - 26 francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
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 June - 26.
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 Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 On June - 26 leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 On this day in history 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 this day in history johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
1763 On June - 26 george Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1778 On June - 26 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
1793 Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies on this day in history.