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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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

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

0268  On this day in history pope Dionysius  

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  On December - 26 frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1198  On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest  

1350  On December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1476  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 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 December - 26.  

1620  Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on December - 26.  

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

1627  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1679  On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53  

1687  On this day in history johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer  

1716  On December - 26 the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet  

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

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 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  

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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  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  

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

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on December - 26.  

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

1633  On this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

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 December - 26.  

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.