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Historical Events In May - 26

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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 May - 26.  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  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0961  German King Otto II crowned on this day in history.  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  William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

1521  Martin Luther is banned by the Edict of Worms for his writings and religious beliefs on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Genève throws out Calvijn on May - 26.  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 May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) on May - 26.  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  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1637  1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1667  On this day in history abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1685  Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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

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

1771  Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German saloon owner/author on this day in history.  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  On May - 26 birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  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  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On this day in history birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on May - 26.  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  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On May - 26 birth of s├ębastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  On this day in history death of ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766)  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  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on May - 26.  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  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  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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