Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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 Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
1194 On December - 26 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 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.
1476 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.
1481 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on December - 26.
1492 On December - 26 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 Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on December - 26.
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1613 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue" on December - 26.
1618 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on December - 26.
1620 On December - 26 pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
1624 On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1633 On December - 26 charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1659 On December - 26 long Parliament reforms in Westminster
1660 Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on December - 26.
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer
1716 The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on December - 26.
1716 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1740 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands