Historical Events In December - 03
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
0450 On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
1137 Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on this day in history.
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on December - 03.
1347 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
1463 On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
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 On December - 03 vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1557 On this day in history 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 On this day in history marsilio Casentini, composer
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 December - 03.
1676 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on December - 03.
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
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 On this day in history 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 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on this day in history.
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on this day in history.
1755 On December - 03 gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)