Historical Events Happened In December - 03
Sunday, 29 March 2015
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.
0741 On this day in history st Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1137 Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on December - 03.
1154 On this day in history anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on this day in history.
1368 On December - 03 charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 On December - 03 sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on this day in history.
1621 Galileo invents telescope on December - 03.
1639 On December - 03 1st annulment by court decree passes
1660 On December - 03 jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
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 On December - 03 ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 On December - 03 charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on December - 03.
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague on December - 03.
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on this day in history.
1750 On this day in history johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer on December - 03.
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on December - 03.
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on this day in history.