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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

1194  On this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  

1542  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  On December - 26 birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1646  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1666  On December - 26 birth of guru Gobind Singh, Tenth Guru of Sikhism (d. 1708)  

1687  On December - 26 birth of johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer  

1716  Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) was born on December - 26.  

1716  Jean François de Saint-Lambert, French poet (d. 1803) was born on December - 26.  

1723  Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm, German writer (d. 1807) was born on December - 26.  

1731  On this day in history birth of anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)  

1737  Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1738  Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence was born on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history birth of clement Hofbauer, Austrian missionary and saint (d. 1820)  

1762  On December - 26 birth of franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer  

1770  Pierre earl de Cambronne, French general (Waterloo, Elba) was born on December - 26.  

1771  On this day in history birth of heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus)  

1771  On this day in history birth of julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)  

1778  On this day in history birth of juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist  

1780  On this day in history birth of mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)  

1782  On December - 26 birth of filaret Drozdov, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1867)  

1792  On December - 26 birth of charles Babbage, English inventor (calculating machine)  

1793  On this day in history birth of franz Hunten, composer  

1797  Hans Skramstad, composer was born on this day in history.  

1805  On December - 26 birth of joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer  

1808  On December - 26 birth of albert Grisar, composer  

1809  On this day in history birth of william Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1812  On December - 26 birth of wilhelm Volkmar, composer  

1815  On this day in history birth of israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1819  E. D. E. N. Southworth, American novelist (d. 1899) was born on December - 26.  

1820  Gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 was born on December - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

1458  On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1574  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54