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Historical Events In December - 26

Friday, 03 July 2020

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

0268  On December - 26 pope Dionysius  

0418  On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0795  St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.  

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  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1481  Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on December - 26.  

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  Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on this day in history.  

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

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  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised on this day in history.  

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

1676  On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

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  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  On December - 26 anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)  

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

1738  Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on this day in history.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  On December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  On December - 26 birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

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

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  On December - 26 birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on December - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1458  On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1530  On December - 26 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  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

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