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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1023

Godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies

Death
1342

John I, ruler of Poland, dies

Death
1345

Willem IV, earl of Henegouwen/Holland/Zealand, dies at about 27

Death
1371

Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies

Death
1371

Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey

Event
1396

Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100s of crusaders

Event
1404

Brussels Brabants/Limburgse audit-office established

Event
1580

Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England

Event
1614

Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies

Death
1626

Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71

Death
1629

Sweden and Poland signs Peace of Altmark

Event
1655

Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware

Event
1657

Hadji Chalfa/Kƒtib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48

Death
1680

Tax revolt in Gorinchem due to tax on cereal

Event
1687

Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks and Venetians

Event
1688

Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist

Birth
1729

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher/critic/Bible translator

Birth
1733

France, Spain and Sardinia sign anti-German covenant

Event
1759

Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen

Birth
1767

Wenzel Muller, composer

Birth
1771

Denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel," premieres in Paris

Event
1772

New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine

Event
1774

John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], frontier nurseryman

Birth
1777

British troops occupy Philadelphia during American Revolution

Event
1786

England and France sign trade agreement

Event