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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Friday, 19 December 2014

0267  On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.  

0268  Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

0418  On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0795  On this day in history st Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

1198  On this day in history 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 December - 26 battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht  

1492  On December - 26 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus  

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

1568  On this day in history uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

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  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 this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

1633  On December - 26 charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1658  On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1659  Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on this day in history.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on this day in history.  

1676  On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

1679  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1687  Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.  

1716  The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on December - 26.  

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  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1738  On December - 26 thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence  

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

1748  France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on December - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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  On December - 26 birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on this day in history.  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  

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

1458  On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

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

1530  On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.