Historical Events for Year 626
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Jul 2nd - In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. On September 4, Shimin's father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China.
Jul 29th - Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
Aug 7th - Battle at Constantinople: Slavic/Persians/Avarenvloot defeated