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Historical Events In December - 26

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.  

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

0268  Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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

1198  French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on this day in history.  

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  On December - 26 battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht  

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 December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

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

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

1620  On December - 26 pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA  

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.  

1627  On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

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  Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on December - 26.  

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

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 26.  

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 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  France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on December - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  On this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

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 December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on December - 26.  

1633  On December - 26 birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  

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

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

1624  On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

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