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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Monday, 26 January 2015

0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

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

0268  On December - 26 pope Dionysius  

0418  On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0795  On December - 26 st Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

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 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.  

1627  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.  

1633  On this day in history charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1658  Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.  

1659  On December - 26 long Parliament reforms in Westminster  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on December - 26.  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.  

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 December - 26.  

1716  Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  

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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  On December - 26 birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

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

1618  On this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  On December - 26 birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1458  On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

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 this day in history.  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

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