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Historical Events Happened In December - 26

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

0268  On December - 26 st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0268  Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

0418  St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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  French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1492  1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on December - 26.  

1530  On December - 26 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  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

1613  On December - 26 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 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 December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

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  Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on this day in history.  

1660  On December - 26 peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  

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

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

1687  Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.  

1716  On December - 26 the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet  

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 this day in history anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)  

1736  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1738  Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on December - 26.  

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 December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  On December - 26 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  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on December - 26.  

1618  On December - 26 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 this day in history.  

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

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  On this day in history death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

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 December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.