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 Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On this day in history death of pope Dionysius
1350 On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
1458 On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
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 December - 26.
1624 On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54