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Historical Events In December - 26

Friday, 23 October 2020

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  On December - 26 pope Dionysius  

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

0795  St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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

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

1568  On December - 26 uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada  

1574  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1613  On December - 26 robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue".  

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

1620  Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on December - 26.  

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

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

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 December - 26.  

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  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  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  Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) on this day in history.  

1736  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1738  On this day in history thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence  

1740  On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on December - 26.  

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

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  On December - 26 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  On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

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

1574  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

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

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