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Historical Events In December - 26

Monday, 17 May 2021

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

0268  St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.  

0268  Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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  On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest  

1350  Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

1476  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.  

1481  On December - 26 battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht  

1492  1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on this day in history.  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

1568  Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on December - 26.  

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  Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on this day in history.  

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

1627  On this day in history 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  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on this day in history.  

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  Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet  

1716  On December - 26 thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)  

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 December - 26.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1748  On December - 26 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  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on December - 26.  

1532  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

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 this day in history.  

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

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

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

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

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