Historical Events For December - 03
Thursday, 19 October 2017
0450 On this day in history petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
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 this day in history.
1347 On December - 03 pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
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 On December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
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 On December - 03 vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on December - 03.
1621 On this day in history galileo perfects the telescope
1621 On December - 03 galileo invents telescope
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes on this day in history.
1660 On December - 03 jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 On this day in history english parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague on this day in history.
1729 On December - 03 padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 On this day in history johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on this day in history.
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on December - 03.