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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
121

Antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus A Verus], Emperor of Rome (161-180)

Birth
757

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

Event
757

Stephen II, [III/Orsini?], Pope (752-57), dies

Death
1196

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

Death
1220

German king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights

Event
1319

Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)

Birth
1444

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

Death
1478

Pazzi conspirators attack Lorenzo and kill Giuliano de'Medici

Event
1478

1st Easter

Event
1478

Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24

Death
1514

Copernicus makes his 1st observations of Saturn

Event
1532

Sultan Suleiman through Hungary on away to Vienna

Event
1538

Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)

Birth
1558

Jean Fran‡ois Fernel, French physician, dies

Death
1564

William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)

Birth
1564

William Shakespeare baptized

Event
1567

Nicolas Forme, composer

Birth
1573

Marie de'Medici, Queen of France

Birth
1603

Francesco Nigetti, composer

Birth
1607

1st British to establish an American colony land at Cape Henry, Va

Event
1637

Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized

Birth
1648

Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79

Death
1648

Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)

Birth
1654

Jews are expelled from Brazil

Event
1655

Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam

Event