Historical Events In March - 26
Friday, 16 November 2018
0304 Saint Emmanuel, Christian martyr killed under Diocletian on March - 26.
0603 On March - 26 pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque
0752 Stephen II, Catholic Pope (3/22-26/752), dies on this day in history.
0809 On March - 26 liudger, missionary/1st bishop of Munster/saint, dies at about 66
1027 On this day in history john XIX crowns Conrad II the Salier Roman German emperor
1147 On March - 26 jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence
1150 On this day in history tichborne family of Hampshire England started the tradition of giving a gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
1150 On March - 26 tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
1212 Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1258 Floris, the Guardian, count-regent of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1350 On March - 26 alfonso XI, King of Castile & Leon, dies
1479 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33)/son of Ivan III on March - 26.
1484 William Caxton printed his translation of Aesop's Fables on this day in history.
1517 On March - 26 heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer
1526 On this day in history king François I returns Spanish captivity to France
1526 On this day in history king Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France
1534 Lübeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea on March - 26.
1534 On March - 26 lubeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea
1546 On March - 26 thomas Elyot, British diplomat, dies
1552 On this day in history guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru.
1566 On this day in history antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies
1577 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon on March - 26.
1616 On March - 26 bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km.
1636 On March - 26 university of Utrecht opening ceremony
1638 On March - 26 palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30
1649 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies on March - 26.
1657 On this day in history jacob van Eyck, Dutch blind flautist/carillonneur, dies at 69
1659 On March - 26 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
1668 England takes control of Bombay India on this day in history.
1671 Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer on this day in history.
1684 Johann Graf, composer on March - 26.
1692 On March - 26 king Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
1713 Pal Esterhazy, composer, dies at 77 on March - 26.
1717 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer on March - 26.