Historical Events Happened In December - 03
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
0450 On this day in history petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
1137 Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on December - 03.
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on this day in history.
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) on December - 03.
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on December - 03.
1483 On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1491 On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533 On this day in history vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on December - 03.
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 On December - 03 sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on December - 03.
1621 Galileo invents telescope on December - 03.
1639 On December - 03 1st annulment by court decree passes
1660 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on December - 03.
1668 On December - 03 casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On December - 03 battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on December - 03.
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) on this day in history.
1685 On December - 03 charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 On this day in history english parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague on December - 03.
1729 On December - 03 padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on this day in history.
1752 On this day in history georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on this day in history.
1755 On December - 03 gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 On this day in history josef Gelinek, composer
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)