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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

0268  St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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

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  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1481  Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on this day in history.  

1492  1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on this day in history.  

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

1568  Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on this day in history.  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1613  Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue" on this day in history.  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.  

1620  Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on this day in history.  

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

1627  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history long Parliament reforms in Westminster  

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

1676  On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

1679  On this day in history john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1748  France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  On this day in history birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

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

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  

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  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

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