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Cheshvan 26

Pope Sixtus IV approves Spanish Inquisition, 1478

Minsk ghetto massacre, 1942

Hattisheriff of Gulhane issued; improvement of the position of the Jews in Turkey, 1839

Death of R. Raphael Yekutiel Zalman (Raphael Kohen) of Altona-Hamburg, 1803, Torat Yekutiel

Death of R. Meir Manachem Bouk, 1842, Hukkat ha-Pesah

Birth of Julius Stettenheim, famous humorist, Hamburg, 1831

Death of Meyer Roest, lithographer, Amsterdam, 1889

Death of George Levin, medical professor, Berlin, 1896