The following events took place on March 26. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 45 events. Showing 1 - 30.
- 590Emperor Maurice proclaims his son Theodosius as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1027Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1169Saladin becomes the emir of Egypt.
- 1344The Siege of Algeciras, one of the first European military engagements where gunpowder was used, comes to an end.
- 1351Combat of the Thirty : Thirty Breton Knights call out and defeat thirty English Knights.
- 1484William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop’s Fables.
- 1552Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh guru.
- 1636Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands.
- 1812An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
- 1812A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term “gerrymander” to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection.
- 1830The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
- 1839The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
- 1881Thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again.
- 1885The Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel begin the North-West Rebellion against Canada.
- 1913Balkan Wars: Bulgarian forces capture Adrianople.
- 1915Ice hockey: The Vancouver Millionaires sweep the Ottawa Senators three-games-to-none to win the 1915 Stanley Cup Finals, the first championship played between the Pacific Coast Hockey Association and the National Hockey Association.
- 1917World War I: First Battle of Gaza – British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance.
- 1922The German Social Democratic Party is founded in Poland.
- 1931Swissair is founded as the national airline of Switzerland.
- 1931Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union is founded in Vietnam.
- 1934The United Kingdom driving test is introduced.
- 1939Spanish Civil War: Nationalists begin their final offensive of the war.
- 1942World War II: The first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.
- 1945World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima ends as the island is officially secured by American forces.
- 1958The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
- 1958The African Regroupment Party is launched at a meeting in Paris.
- 1967Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City
- 1970South Vietnamese President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu implements a land reform program to solve the problem of land tenancy
- 1971East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Liberation War begins.
- 1974Gaura Devi leads a group of 27 women of Laata village, Henwalghati, Garhwal Himalayas, to form circles around trees to stop them being felled and giving rise to the Chipko movement in India.
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