Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Friday, 04 September 2015
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
0268 Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
0418 St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
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 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.
1481 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on December - 26.
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 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 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue" on this day in history.
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 On December - 26 charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1659 On December - 26 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 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.
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 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 December - 26.
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 France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on this day in history.