Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 On December - 26 pope Dionysius
0418 On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
1194 Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily on December - 26.
1198 On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest
1350 On this day in history jean de Marigny, French bishop
1476 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.
1481 On this day in history battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht
1492 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on December - 26.
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.
1568 Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on December - 26.
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1613 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue" on this day in history.
1618 On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 On this day in history pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1633 On this day in history charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1659 On December - 26 long Parliament reforms in Westminster
1660 On December - 26 peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet
1716 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) on December - 26.
1727 On this day in history in France Louis-François Duplessis de Mornay appointed Bishop of Quebec on death of Mgr. de Saint-Vallier; he never came to Canada.
1731 On this day in history anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)
1736 On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies
1738 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on December - 26.
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands