Historical Events For December - 03
Monday, 05 December 2016
0450 On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 On December - 03 st Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1137 On this day in history lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on this day in history.
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on December - 03.
1368 On this day in history charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
1483 On December - 03 nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1491 On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533 On December - 03 vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1557 On December - 03 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history galileo perfects the telescope
1621 Galileo invents telescope on this day in history.
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes on this day in history.
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 On this day in history daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1678 Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford on December - 03.
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 December - 03 english parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 On December - 03 baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on December - 03.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on December - 03.
1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer on this day in history.
1753 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 On December - 03 josef Gelinek, composer
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on December - 03.