Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Friday, 19 December 2014
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
0268 Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
0418 On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 On December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop
1476 On this day in history galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1481 On December - 26 battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht
1492 On December - 26 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 this day in history uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
1620 On this day in history pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
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 On December - 26 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 this day in history.
1660 Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on this day in history.
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 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.
1716 The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on December - 26.
1716 On December - 26 thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
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 On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies
1738 On December - 26 thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
1740 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.
1748 France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on December - 26.