Historical Events In December - 26
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
1762 On this day in history franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer
1770 On this day in history pierre earl de Cambronne, French general (Waterloo, Elba)
1771 Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus) on this day in history.
1773 On December - 26 expulsion of tea ships from Philadelphia
1776 On December - 26 battle of Trenton-major British defeat
1776 On December - 26 johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle
1778 On this day in history juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist
1791 In the British parlimentLondon England, British PM William Pitt passes the Constitutional Act, dividing Quebec along the Ottawa River, into Upper and Lower Canada, on this day in history.
1792 On December - 26 the final trial of Louis XVI of France begins in Paris.
1792 Charles Babbage, English inventor (calculating machine) on December - 26.
1793 Battle of Geisberg: French defeat Austrians on this day in history.
1793 Franz Hunten, composer on December - 26.
1797 On December - 26 hans Skramstad, composer
1797 John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1799 On December - 26 george Washington is eulogized by Colonel Henry Lee as "1st in war, first in peace & first in the hearts of his countrymen"
1799 George Washington is eulogized by Col Henry Lee as "1st in war, 1st in peace & 1st in hearts of his countrymen" on this day in history.
1805 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts established, Philadelphia on December - 26.
1805 The Treaty of Pressburg December 26 ends hostilities between France and Austria on this day in history.
1805 On this day in history france & Austria signs Peace of Pressburg
1805 Joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer on this day in history.
1808 On December - 26 albert Grisar, composer
1809 On December - 26 english invasionary troop leaves Vlissingen
1809 William Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883 on December - 26.
1811 A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable on December - 26.
1812 On this day in history wilhelm Volkmar, composer
1813 On December - 26 zamose, Modlin, Torgau surrenders to allied armies
1815 Israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.
1820 On December - 26 gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1822 On this day in history dion Boucicault, Irish/Us actor/playwright (Rip van Winkle)
1824 On December - 26 augustus Louis Chetlain, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1914
1825 On this day in history erie Canal opens
1826 On this day in history franz Coenen, composer
1827 Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1830 On December - 26 gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena," premieres in Milan