Historical Events For December - 03
Saturday, 25 March 2017
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.
0741 On this day in history st Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1137 On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 On December - 03 anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on December - 03.
1347 On December - 03 pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 On this day in history charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.
1469 On December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on December - 03.
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 Marsilio Casentini, composer on December - 03.
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on December - 03.
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on December - 03.
1621 On December - 03 galileo invents telescope
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes on December - 03.
1660 On this day in history jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On this day in history casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 On this day in history daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
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 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 this day in history baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 On this day in history padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 On December - 03 johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on this day in history.
1755 On this day in history gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 On December - 03 josef Gelinek, composer
1775 On this day in history first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)