On This Day in History for March 26

Events in History

  • 127 Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy begins his observations of the heavens (until 141 AD)
  • 685 Cuthbert (later Saint Cuthbert) is consecrated Bishop of Lindisfarne by Archbishop Theodore at York
  • 1027 Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II Holy Roman Emperor, founder of the Salian dynasty
  • 1147 Jewish community in Cologne fasts to commemorate anti-Jewish violence
  • 1484 William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables
  • 1526 King Francis I returns from Spanish captivity to France
  • 1534 L├╝beck accepts free Dutch ships into East Sea
  • 1552 Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru
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