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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
363

Flavius C Julianus, [Apostata], emperor of Rome (361-63), dies

Death
684

St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1284

Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)

Event
1409

Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V

Event
1483

Duke of Gloucester appoints himself English king Richard III

Event
1483

Richard III usurps English throne

Event
1498

Toothbrush invented

Event
1541

Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima

Death
1553

Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter

Event
1582

Johannes Schultz, composer

Birth
1630

Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde

Event
1631

Justinus van Nassau, ltalian admiral (Armada), dies

Death
1655

Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent

Birth
1657

Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65

Death
1661

Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76

Death
1666

Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies

Death
1688

Ralph Cudworth, English philosopher (Intellectual system), dies at 70?

Death
1688

Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies

Death
1702

Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman

Birth
1714

Spain and Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement

Event
1721

Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America

Event
1730

Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects")

Birth
1742

Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1747

Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer

Birth
1749

Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer

Birth