Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
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 this day in history.
1194 Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily on December - 26.
1198 French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on December - 26.
1350 On December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop
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 December - 26 uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1613 On this day in history robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue".
1618 On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 On December - 26 pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
1624 On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1633 Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised on this day in history.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1659 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.
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 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 Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) on this day in history.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
1738 On December - 26 thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on December - 26.