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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 22 August 2019

0451  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0735  On May - 26 beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0961  On this day in history german King Otto II crowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1055  On this day in history margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  On May - 26 william of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1521  On this day in history martin Luther is banned by the Edict of Worms for his writings and religious beliefs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Genève throws out Calvijn on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On this day in history geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  On this day in history england, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On May - 26 cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  The first battle of Pequot at New Haven CT kills 500 Indians on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  On this day in history 1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1667  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1685  On May - 26 karel, monarch of Palts, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1689  On May - 26 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1703  Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1736  On this day in history battle of Ackia (La), British & Chickasaw Indians defeat French  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On May - 26 willem Maurits, earl of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On May - 26 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On May - 26 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 Whatsapp

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

1773  Hans Georg Nageli, composer on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1781  On this day in history bank of North America incorporated in Philadelphia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  On this day in history birth of clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0735  On May - 26 beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1055  On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1512  On May - 26 bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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