Historical Events For December - 26
Monday, 22 January 2018
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
0268 On December - 26 pope Dionysius
0418 On December - 26 st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1194 On December - 26 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 December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop
1476 On December - 26 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 December - 26 uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
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 December - 26.
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on December - 26.
1716 The birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
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 this day in history.
1731 On this day in history anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.
1738 On this day in history thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
1740 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on December - 26.
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands