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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Monday, 21 April 2014

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 this day in history pope Dionysius  

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 this day in history jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1476  On this day in history 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  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1568  On this day in history 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  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  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised on this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1659  On this day in history long Parliament reforms in Westminster  

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  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1687  On this day in history johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer  

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  On this day in history antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1738  On this day in history thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence  

1740  On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on this day in history.  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on this day in history.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1646  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

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 this day in history.  

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

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