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Emperor Maurice proclaims his son Theodosius as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire. (26. March 590)

Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor. (26. March 1027)

Saladin becomes the emir of Egypt. (26. March 1169)

The Siege of Algeciras, one of the first European military engagements where gunpowder was used, comes to an end. (26. March 1344)

Combat of the Thirty : Thirty Breton Knights call out and defeat thirty English Knights. (26. March 1351)

William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables. (26. March 1484)

Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru. (26. March 1552)

Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands. (26. March 1636)

An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela. (26. March 1812)

A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection. (26. March 1812)

The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York. (26. March 1830)

The first Henley Royal Regatta is held. (26. March 1839)

Thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again. (26. March 1881)

The Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel begin the North-West Rebellion against Canada. (26. March 1885)

Balkan War: Bulgarian forces capture Adrianople. (26. March 1913)

Ice 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. (26. March 1915)

World War I: First Battle of Gaza – British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance. (26. March 1917)

SwissAir is founded as the national airline of Switzerland. (26. March 1931)

The driving test is introduced in the United Kingdom. (26. March 1934)

Spanish Civil War: Nationalists begin their final offensive of the war. (26. March 1939)

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