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26th December

1481
During the Battle of Westbroek, on 26th December, 1481, Holland defeated militaries of Utrecht. The Battle of Westbroek was a war. It held between the militaries of the prince-bishopric of the county of Holland and Utrecht. This was one of the last combats of the Hook and Cod wars. That battle had already been absolute in Holland in favor of the Cods and their Burgundian associates. The Hollanders followed them and murdered everyone they could. No compassion was given and some 1500 Utrechters are said to have been killed. The County of Holland was a State of the Holy Roman Territory and from the year 1432 part of the Burgundian Netherlands, from the year 1482 part of the Habsburg Netherlands and from the year 1581 onward, Holland was the foremost area of the Dutch Republic, of which it endured a part until the Batavian Revolution in the year 1795. The Bishopric of Utrecht was a civil terrain of the Holy Roman Kingdom what is located in the Low Countries, in present Netherlands, which was lined by the bishops of Utrecht as princes of the Holy Roman Terrain.

1793
On 26th December, 1793, during the Second Battle of Wissembourg, France defeated Austria. The 2nd Battle of Wissembourg started from 26th December to 29th December 1793. It saw an military of the First French Republic under General Lazare Hoche fight a sequence of battles against an army of Austrians, Bavarians, Prussians and Hessians led by General Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser. There were important actions at Wœrth on 22nd December and Geisberg on 26th and 27th December. The action held during the battle of the 1st Coalition phase of the French Radical Wars.

1805
On 26th December, 1805, France and Austria signed the Agreement of Pressburg. The fourth Peace of Pressburg was made on 26th December 1805. It made between Holy Roman Emperor Francis II and Napoleon as a importance of the French victories over the Austrians at Ulm and Austerlitz. A truce was agreed on 4 December, and negotiations for the treaty began. The agreement was contracted in Pressburg at that time in Hungary, by Prince of Liechtenstein, Johann I Josef, and the Hungarian Count Ignaz Gyulai for Austria and Charles Maurice de Talleyrand for France.

1862
During the American Civil War, on 26th December, 1862, The war of Chickasaw Bayou started. The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou is also named the Battle of Walnut Hills. It fought 26th and 29th December, 1862 was the inaugural appointment of the Vicksburg Campaign through the American Civil War. Confederate militaries under Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton disgusted an advance by Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman that was envisioned to lead to the imprisonment of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This Confederate victory irritated Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s attempted to take Vicksburg by a straight method.

1862
On 26th December, 1862, The largest mass-hanging in U.S. history held in Mankato, Minnesota, 38 Native Americans died in this accident. The Dakota War of 1862 is also called the Sioux Uprising, the Sioux Outbreak of 1862, Dakota Uprising, the Dakota Conflict, the U.S.–Dakota Battle of 1862 or Little Crow’s War. This was an armed battle held between the United States and numerous bands of Dakota. This started on 17th August, 1862, along the Minnesota River in southwest Minnesota. The battle saw widespread attacks on hundreds of settlers and settlers, and produced many to escape. Intense wish for immediate retaliation ended with the mass application of 38 Dakota men on 26th December, 1862, in Mankato, Minnesota. Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Le Sueur counties and Nicollet in the state of Minnesota. This is the 22nd biggest city in Minnesota.

1898
Marie and Pierre Curie announced the separation of radium on 26th December, 1898. Marie Skłodowska Curie was a naturalized-French physicist and Polish and chemist who directed original research on energy. Pierre Curie was a French a pioneer in crystallography, physicist, piezoelectricity, magnetism and radioactivity. In the year 1903, he received the Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Skłodowska-Curie, and Henri Becquerel, “in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the energy phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel”. Radium is a chemical element and Ra is symbol of this element. The Atomic number of this element is 88. This is the 6th element in group 2 of the periodic table and it is also called as the alkaline earth metals.

1948
On 26th December, 1948, Cardinal József Mindszenty was arrested in Hungary and accused of treachery and conspiracy. József Cardinal Mindszenty was the Archbishop of Esztergom, Prince Primate and cardinal. He was also a leader of the Catholic Church in Hungary. He served from 2nd October 1945 to 18th December 1973. According to Encyclopædia Britannica, for 5 periods. During the Second World War, he was limited by the pro-Nazi Arrow Cross Party. In law, sedition is the crime what covers some of the more dangerous acts against one’s sovereign and nation.

1975
Tu-144 is the world’s first commercial supersonic aircraft what superior went into service on 26th December, 1975. The Tupolev Tu-144 is a discharged jet airliner and commercial supersonic transport aircraft. This is one of only 2 SSTs to enter profitable service, the other existence the Anglo-French Concorde. A supersonic aircraft is an aircraft what can fly faster than the speed of sound. Supersonic aircraft were established in the 2nd half of the 20th century and have been used almost completely for military and research purposes. Only two, Concorde and the Tupolev Tu-144, ever arrived service for civil use as airliners. Fighter jets are the most mutual sample of supersonic aircraft. In fluid dynamics, the Mach number is a dimensionless amount what on behalf of the ratio of flow velocity past a border to the local speed of sound.

1991
The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union met and officially properly dissolved the Soviet Union on 26th December, 1991. The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union was the uppermost governmental part in the Soviet Union. This is the only one with the power to pass legitimate amendments. This elected the Presidium serving as the supportive head of state of the Soviet Union, formed the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Court. He was chosen as the Procurator General of the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union is formally called the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was a socialist state what is located in Eurasia that existed from the year 1922 to year 1991.

2004
During the Orange Revolution, on 26th December, 2004, The final run-off election in Ukraine was held under heavy intercontinental scrutiny. The Ukrainian presidential election was held on 31st October, 21st November and 26th December, 2004. The election was the 4th presidential election to held in Ukraine following freedom from the Soviet Union. The last stages of the election were disputed between the opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko and the compulsory Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych from the Party of Areas.

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