Historical Events Happened In December - 03
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on this day in history.
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 Odofredus, Italian jurist on December - 03.
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on December - 03.
1368 On December - 03 charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
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 December - 03 nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1491 Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on December - 03.
1533 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on December - 03.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on this day in history.
1576 Marsilio Casentini, composer on this day in history.
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 1st annulment by court decree passes on December - 03.
1660 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On December - 03 battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history 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 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on this day in history.
1699 On December - 03 baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
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 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer on this day in history.
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on December - 03.
1755 On December - 03 gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 On December - 03 josef Gelinek, composer
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on this day in history.