Historical Events In December - 26
Thursday, 20 June 2019
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On this day in history st Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0268 Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
0418 St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
0795 St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1194 Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily on this day in history.
1198 On December - 26 french bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest
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 this day in history.
1492 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus on this day in history.
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1568 Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada on this day in history.
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1613 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue" on December - 26.
1618 On December - 26 elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess
1620 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA on this day in history.
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 this day in history charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
1659 On this day in history long Parliament reforms in Westminster
1660 On December - 26 peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1687 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Gray, English Poet
1716 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1731 Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) on this day in history.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
1738 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence on December - 26.
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