Historical Events In December - 26
Thursday, 22 April 2021
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.
0268 On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
0418 St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 On this day in history st Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1194 Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily on this day in history.
1198 French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest on December - 26.
1350 On December - 26 jean de Marigny, French bishop
1476 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.
1481 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on December - 26.
1492 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on December - 26.
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on December - 26.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.
1633 On December - 26 charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1659 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on December - 26.
1660 Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on December - 26.
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 this day in history thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
1727 On December - 26 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 this day in history.
1738 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on December - 26.
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands