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 This day in History - December 26
359 Historic Events for December 26
267

Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies

Death
268

St Dionysius ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
418

St Zosimus ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
795

St Leo III begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1194

Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily

Birth
1198

French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest

Event
1476

Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered

Death
1481

Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht

Event
1492

1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus

Event
1530

Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47

Death
1568

Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada

Event
1574

Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50

Death
1618

Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess

Birth
1620

Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA

Event
1624

Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54

Death
1627

Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies

Death
1633

Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised

Birth
1658

Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78

Death
1659

Long Parliament reforms in Westminster

Event
1660

Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised

Birth
1676

Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies

Death
1679

John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53

Death
1687

Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer

Birth
1716

Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)

Birth
1731

Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)

Birth