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