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Historical Events In December - 26

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

1762  Franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer on this day in history.  

1770  Pierre earl de Cambronne, French general (Waterloo, Elba) on December - 26.  

1771  Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus) on this day in history.  

1773  Expulsion of tea ships from Philadelphia on December - 26.  

1776  On this day in history battle of Trenton-major British defeat  

1776  Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1778  On December - 26 juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist  

1791  In the British parlimentLondon England, British PM William Pitt passes the Constitutional Act, dividing Quebec along the Ottawa River, into Upper and Lower Canada, on December - 26.  

1792  On this day in history the final trial of Louis XVI of France begins in Paris.  

1792  Charles Babbage, English inventor (calculating machine) on December - 26.  

1793  On December - 26 battle of Geisberg: French defeat Austrians.  

1793  On this day in history franz Hunten, composer  

1797  On December - 26 hans Skramstad, composer  

1797  On December - 26 john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72  

1799  On this day in history george Washington is eulogized by Colonel Henry Lee as "1st in war, first in peace & first in the hearts of his countrymen"  

1799  On December - 26 george Washington is eulogized by Col Henry Lee as "1st in war, 1st in peace & 1st in hearts of his countrymen"  

1805  Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts established, Philadelphia on December - 26.  

1805  On December - 26 the Treaty of Pressburg December 26 ends hostilities between France and Austria  

1805  France & Austria signs Peace of Pressburg on this day in history.  

1805  Joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer on December - 26.  

1808  On this day in history albert Grisar, composer  

1809  English invasionary troop leaves Vlissingen on this day in history.  

1809  On December - 26 william Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1811  On this day in history a theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable.  

1812  On this day in history wilhelm Volkmar, composer  

1813  On this day in history zamose, Modlin, Torgau surrenders to allied armies  

1815  Israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1820  Gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1822  On December - 26 dion Boucicault, Irish/Us actor/playwright (Rip van Winkle)  

1824  Augustus Louis Chetlain, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1914 on this day in history.  

1825  Erie Canal opens on December - 26.  

1826  On this day in history franz Coenen, composer  

1827  On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81  

1830  Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena," premieres in Milan 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 December - 26.  

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

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

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

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  On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

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

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.  

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

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

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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