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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 30 July 2021

0451  On this day in history the Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place. The Armenians are defeated militarily but are guaranteed freedom to openly practice Christianity.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On this day in history beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0961  German King Otto II crowned on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  On this day in history margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1328  On this day in history william of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  On this day in history mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1521  Martin Luther is banned by the Edict of Worms for his writings and religious beliefs on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Genève throws out Calvijn on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On May - 26 dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  On May - 26 philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On May - 26 the first battle of Pequot at New Haven CT kills 500 Indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On May - 26 1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1647  Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1685  On May - 26 karel, monarch of Palts, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1689  Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1700  Nikolaus L earl von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, German evangelist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1703  On this day in history samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1736  Battle of Ackia (Louisiana), British & Chickasaw Indians defeat the French on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1736  Battle of Ackia (La), British & Chickasaw Indians defeat French on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  Willem Maurits, earl of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1759  Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1770  On this day in history the Orlov Revolt, a first attempt to revolt against the Turks before the Greek War of Independence ends in disaster for the Greeks.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1771  On May - 26 rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German saloon owner/author  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1773  Hans Georg Nageli, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1781  On this day in history bank of North America incorporated in Philadelphia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On this day in history birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On May - 26 birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On this day in history birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  On this day in history birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  On this day in history death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  On May - 26 mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  On this day in history bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  On May - 26 philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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