Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
0267 On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On December - 26 st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
0418 St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on this day in history.
1350 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1476 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.
1481 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on this day in history.
1492 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on December - 26.
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1568 On December - 26 uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1613 On December - 26 robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue".
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 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
1659 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on this day in history.
1660 On December - 26 peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.
1679 On this day in history john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.
1716 On December - 26 the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet
1716 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) on this day in history.
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 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 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on December - 26.
1748 On this day in history france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands