Historical Events In December - 26
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 26.
0268 On this day in history pope Dionysius
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 On December - 26 frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily
1198 On this day in history 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 Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht on this day in history.
1492 On December - 26 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1568 On this day in history uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
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 On this day in history pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1633 On December - 26 charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
1659 Long Parliament reforms in Westminster on December - 26.
1660 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer
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 December - 26.
1736 On this day in history antonio Caldara, composer, dies
1738 On December - 26 thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1748 France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands on this day in history.