Historical Events For December - 26
Sunday, 11 December 2016
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On December - 26 st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
0418 On December - 26 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 this day in history.
1198 On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest
1350 On December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop
1476 On this day in history galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1481 On this day in history battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht
1492 On this day in history 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.
1568 On December - 26 uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1613 On this day in history robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue".
1618 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on December - 26.
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 Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised on this day in history.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
1659 On this day in history long Parliament reforms in Westminster
1660 On December - 26 peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.
1716 On December - 26 the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet
1716 On December - 26 thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
1727 On December - 26 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 December - 26 anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
1738 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 On this day in history france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands