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General knowledge 26 April special What happen on this day in history

 26 April special What happen on this day in history

 26 April special

here we will provide data on topic 26 April special events and answer of your question what happen on this day in history. Here you also get knowledge about what special event happen in you history on 26 April. Here you also know remember-able birth and deaths on this day.






26 April Highlight

26 April 757 Paolo Orsini replaces his brother Pope Stephen II, as Paul I

26 April 1220 German king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights

26 April 1336 Italian Renaissance poet Francesco Petrarch famously climbs Mont Ventoux
26 April 1467 The miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy.
26 April 1478 Pazzi conspirators attack Lorenzo de’Medici & kill Giuliano de’Medici

highlight Significant Events

26 April 1478 Pazzi conspirators attack Lorenzo de’Medici & kill Giuliano de’Medici

26 April 1607 1st English colony in American lands at Cape Henry, Virginia

26 April 1920 Harlow Shapley and Heber D. Curtis hold “great debate” on the nature of nebulae, galaxies and size of the universe at
26 April US National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

26 April 1945 Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France’s Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason

26 April 1956 First modern container ship, the Ideal X, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas

26 April 2005 Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its
26 April 29-year military domination of that country.

birthday on 26 april

26 April 570 Muhammed, founder of Islam, according to the Shi’a sect. Other sources suggest April 20. Observed according to the
Islamic lunar calendar

26 April 1538 Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)

death  on 26 april







26 April 757 Stephen II, Catholic Pope (752-757), dies

26 April 757 Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies

26 April 1192 Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)

26 April 1196 Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies

26 April 1444 Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65

26 April 1476 Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)

26 April 1478 Giuliano de’ Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24

26 April 1489 Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)

26 April 1558 Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies

26 April 1648 Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79

26 April 1703 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58

26 April 1716 John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)

26 April 1726 Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75

26 April 1784 Nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)

26 April 1785 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40

26 April 1789 Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67

26 April 1805 Jean BG d’ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55

26 April 1827 Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90

26 April 1865 Charles J Sax, Belgium musician and father of Adolphe Sax inventor of the saxophone, dies at 74





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