Historical Events Happened In December - 03
Friday, 06 March 2015
0450 On this day in history petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
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 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 On December - 03 louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
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 this day in history.
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 December - 03.
1586 On this day in history sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 On December - 03 galileo perfects the telescope
1621 Galileo invents telescope on December - 03.
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 this day in history casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On December - 03 battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 On December - 03 daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 On this day in history ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on this day in history.
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 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on December - 03.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on this day in history.
1752 On this day in history georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On December - 03 samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)