Historical Events Happened In December - 03
Friday, 24 October 2014
0450 On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
1137 On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 On this day in history anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 On December - 03 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 On December - 03 louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 On this day in history piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
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 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1557 On December - 03 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 On this day in history marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on this day in history.
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on December - 03.
1621 Galileo invents telescope on December - 03.
1639 On this day in history 1st annulment by court decree passes
1660 On this day in history jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On December - 03 casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on this day in history.
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) on December - 03.
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on December - 03.
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on December - 03.
1699 On this day in history baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on this day in history.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on this day in history.
1752 On this day in history georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on this day in history.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)