Historical Events For December - 03
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on this day in history.
1137 Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1154 On December - 03 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 On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 On this day in history piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on this day in history.
1491 On December - 03 thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1557 On December - 03 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 Marsilio Casentini, composer on this day in history.
1586 On December - 03 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 December - 03.
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 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 December - 03.
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on this day in history.
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 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 December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)