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Historical Events In December - 03

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

1789  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French seascape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

1797  Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore on this day in history.  

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

1806  On December - 03 henry Alexander Wise, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876  

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

1809  On December - 03 thomas Alfred Davies, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

1818  Illinois Enters the Union as the 21st state of the USA on December - 03.  

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  On December - 03 edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist  

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

1829  On this day in history green Berry Raum, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1909  

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

1833  Oberlin College in Oh, 1st truly coeducational college opens on this day in history.  

1834  First US dental society organized (New York) on this day in history.  

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

1835  First US mutual fire insurance company issues first policy (RI) on December - 03.  

1835  On December - 03 1st US mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy (RI)  

1838  Cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau) on this day in history.  

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

1842  On December - 03 ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)  

1844  On December - 03 rC Society Apostole of Prayer forms  

1847  On December - 03 frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star"  

1847  Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star" on this day in history.  

1854  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 on December - 03.  

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

1857  On this day in history the birth of Joseph Conrad, british novelist.  

1857  On this day in history joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness)  

1857  Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1862  Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32) on December - 03.  

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  On this day in history birth of nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist  

1560  On this day in history birth of jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)  

1576  Marsilio Casentini, composer was born on December - 03.  

1668  On December - 03 birth of casimir Schweizelsperg, composer  

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  Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0450  On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies  

1137  Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1154  On this day in history anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies  

1265  On this day in history death of odofredus, Italian jurist  

1463  Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.  

1469  Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on December - 03.  

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.  

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