Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Monday, 26 January 2015
0267 On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 On December - 26 pope Dionysius
0418 On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 On December - 26 st Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on December - 26.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
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 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 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 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 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 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