Historical Events For December - 26
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On December - 26 st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
0418 St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
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 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1476 On December - 26 galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1481 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus
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 December - 26.
1613 On December - 26 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 this day in history.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
1633 On this day in history charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1659 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on December - 26.
1660 On this day in history peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1687 On December - 26 johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer
1716 The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on this day in history.
1716 On December - 26 thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
1727 In France Louis-François Duplessis de Mornay appointed Bishop of Quebec on death of Mgr. de Saint-Vallier; he never came to Canada on December - 26.
1731 Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands