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 On this day in history birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)
1542 On this day in history 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 Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.
1660 On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On this day in history death of pope Dionysius
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.
1458 On December - 26 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 On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.