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 This day in History - March 26
441 Historic Events for March 26
752

Stephen II, Catholic Pope (3/22-26/752), dies

Death
809

Liudger, missionary/1st bishop of Mnster/saint, dies at about 66

Death
1027

John XIX crowns Conrad II the Salier Roman German emperor

Event
1147

Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence

Event
1150

Tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise

Event
1258

Floris, the Guardian, count-regent of Holland, dies

Death
1350

Alfonso XI, King of Castile and Le¢n, dies

Death
1479

Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33)/son of Ivan III

Birth
1516

Konrad von Gesner, Zrich Switz, naturalist (Bibliotheca Universalis)

Birth
1526

King Fran‡ois I returns Spanish captivity to France

Event
1534

Lubeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea

Event
1546

Thomas Elyot, British diplomat, dies

Death
1566

Antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies

Death
1577

Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I and Charlotte of Bourbon

Birth
1636

University of Utrecht opening ceremony

Event
1638

Palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30

Death
1649

John Winthrop, Puritan and 1st Governor (Mass), dies

Death
1657

Jacob van Eyck, Dutch blind flautist/carillonneur, dies at 69

Death
1659

William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher

Birth
1668

England takes control of Bombay India

Event
1671

Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer

Birth
1684

Johann Graf, composer

Birth
1692

King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

Event
1713

Pal Esterhazy, composer, dies at 77

Death
1717

Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer

Birth