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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Sunday, 23 November 2014

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0268  On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0268  Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

0418  St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.  

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  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 December - 26.  

1481  On December - 26 battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht  

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  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  On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.  

1627  On this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

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

1658  On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

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  The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on this day in history.  

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

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  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.  

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 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  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

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

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

1646  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

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  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

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