Historical Events In September - 26
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
0715 On this day in history ragenfrid defeats Theudoald at the Battle of Compiègne.
1023 On this day in history godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies
1212 Golden Bull of Sicily certified hereditary royal title in Bohemia for Přemyslid dynasty on this day in history.
1342 On September - 26 john I, ruler of Poland, dies
1345 On September - 26 willem IV, earl of Henegouwen/Holland/Zealand, dies at about 27
1371 On this day in history battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey
1371 Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies on this day in history.
1396 Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100s of crusaders on September - 26.
1404 On September - 26 brussels Brabants/Limburgse audit-office established
1580 On this day in history sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
1580 On September - 26 francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
1614 On this day in history felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies
1626 Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history sweden & Poland signs Peace of Altmark
1655 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware on this day in history.
1657 Hadji Chalfa/Katib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48 on September - 26.
1680 Tax revolt in Gorinchem due to tax on cereal on September - 26.
1687 Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians on September - 26.
1687 On September - 26 acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians
1688 On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist
1729 Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher/critic/Bible translator on September - 26.
1733 On September - 26 france, Spain & Sardinia sign anti-German covenant
1758 Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires on September - 26.
1759 On September - 26 hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen
1767 On this day in history wenzel Muller, composer
1771 On this day in history denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel," premieres in Paris
1772 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.
1774 John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], frontier nurseryman on this day in history.
1777 British troops occupy Philadelphia during the American Revolution on this day in history.
1777 On this day in history british troops occupy Philadelphia during American Revolution
1783 Fayette County, Pennsylvania created on September - 26.
1786 England & France sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1788 Francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1789 On September - 26 jefferson appointed first Sec of State; John Jay first chief justice; Samuel Osgood first Postmaster & Edmund J Randolph first Attorney Genl