Historical Events In March - 26
Friday, 19 July 2019
0304 On this day in history saint Emmanuel, Christian martyr killed under Diocletian
0603 On March - 26 pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque
0752 On March - 26 stephen II, Catholic Pope (3/22-26/752), dies
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 Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence on this day in history.
1150 On March - 26 tichborne family of Hampshire England started the tradition of giving a gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
1150 Tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise on this day in history.
1212 Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212), dies at 58 on March - 26.
1258 On March - 26 floris, the Guardian, count-regent of Holland, dies
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 this day in history.
1484 William Caxton printed his translation of Aesop's Fables on this day in history.
1517 On this day in history heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer
1526 King François I returns Spanish captivity to France on March - 26.
1526 King Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history lübeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea
1534 Lubeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea on March - 26.
1546 On March - 26 thomas Elyot, British diplomat, dies
1552 On March - 26 guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru.
1566 On March - 26 antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies
1577 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon on this day in history.
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 University of Utrecht opening ceremony on March - 26.
1638 Palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30 on this day in history.
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 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.
1668 England takes control of Bombay India on this day in history.
1671 On March - 26 giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer
1684 Johann Graf, composer on this day in history.
1692 On March - 26 king Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
1713 Pal Esterhazy, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1717 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer on March - 26.