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Historical Events In December - 03

Monday, 23 May 2022

1775  On December - 03 1st official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)  

1789  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French seascape painter, dies on December - 03.  

1795  On this day in history rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840)  

1797  On this day in history francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore  

1800  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)  

1806  Henry Alexander Wise, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

1807  Clara Reeve, English author (old English baron), dies on December - 03.  

1809  On this day in history thomas Alfred Davies, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

1818  Illinois Enters the Union as the 21st state of the USA on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day)  

1822  Charles Adam Heckman, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on this day in history.  

1823  Joseph Pouteau, composer, dies at 84 on December - 03.  

1826  Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist on this day in history.  

1828  On December - 03 andrew Jackson elected 7th president of US  

1829  Green Berry Raum, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1909 on December - 03.  

1833  Oberlin College in OH, first truly coeducational college opens on December - 03.  

1833  On December - 03 oberlin College in Oh, 1st truly coeducational college opens  

1834  First US dental society organized (New York) on December - 03.  

1834  On December - 03 1st US dental society organized (NY)  

1835  On this day in history first US mutual fire insurance company issues first policy (RI)  

1835  On this day in history 1st US mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy (RI)  

1838  On December - 03 cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau)  

1839  Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)  

1844  On December - 03 rC Society Apostole of Prayer forms  

1847  On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star"  

1847  On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"  

1854  On December - 03 eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences.  

1855  On December - 03 the Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic.  

1857  The birth of Joseph Conrad, british novelist on December - 03.  

1857  Joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness) on December - 03.  

1857  Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80 on December - 03.  

1862  On this day in history jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32)  

1863  On this day in history longstreet abandons his siege at Knoxville, TN  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) was born on this day in history.  

1483  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist was born on this day in history.  

1560  On December - 03 birth of jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)  

1576  On this day in history birth of marsilio Casentini, composer  

1668  Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1684  On this day in history birth of ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)  

1729  Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) was born on December - 03.  

1750  On this day in history birth of johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer  

Famous Deaths In December - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0450  Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.  

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 this day in history death of odofredus, Italian jurist  

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  

1491  Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on this day in history.  

1533  On December - 03 vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54  

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