Historical Events Happened In December - 26
Thursday, 29 September 2016
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.
0268 St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
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 French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on this day in history.
1350 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
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 December - 26 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus
1530 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
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 December - 26.
1620 On December - 26 pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
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 December - 26.
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 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.
1687 On December - 26 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 In France Louis-François Duplessis de Mornay appointed Bishop of Quebec on death of Mgr. de Saint-Vallier; he never came to Canada on December - 26.
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 December - 26.
1740 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands