Historical Events In December - 26
Friday, 30 July 2021
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
0418 On this day in history st Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 December - 26.
1198 On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest
1350 Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1476 On this day in history galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1481 On this day in history battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht
1492 On this day in history 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1568 On this day in history uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1613 On December - 26 robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue".
1618 On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on this day in history.
1624 On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 On this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1633 On this day in history charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1659 On December - 26 long Parliament reforms in Westminster
1660 Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised on this day in history.
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.
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 On December - 26 the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet
1716 On December - 26 thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)
1727 In France Louis-François Duplessis de Mornay appointed Bishop of Quebec on death of Mgr. de Saint-Vallier; he never came to Canada on December - 26.
1731 Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) on December - 26.
1736 On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies
1738 On this day in history thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
1740 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.
1748 On December - 26 france & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands