Historical Events In December - 03
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on this day in history.
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 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
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 this day in history.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
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 December - 03.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on December - 03.
1576 Marsilio Casentini, composer on December - 03.
1586 On this day in history 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 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 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer on this day in history.
1676 Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen on December - 03.
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on December - 03.
1678 Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford on December - 03.
1684 On December - 03 ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on December - 03.
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on December - 03.
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 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on December - 03.
1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer on this day in history.
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 Josef Gelinek, composer on this day in history.
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)