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Historical Events In December - 03

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1775  On this day in history 1st official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)  

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

1795  Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840) on December - 03.  

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

1800  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici) on December - 03.  

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

1807  On December - 03 clara Reeve, English author (old English baron), dies  

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 December - 03.  

1818  Illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day) on December - 03.  

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

1823  On December - 03 joseph Pouteau, composer, dies at 84  

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 this day in history.  

1833  Oberlin College in OH, first truly coeducational college opens on this day in history.  

1833  Oberlin College in Oh, 1st truly coeducational college opens on December - 03.  

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

1834  1st US dental society organized (NY) on this day in history.  

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

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

1838  On this day in history cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau)  

1839  On December - 03 frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71  

1842  Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres) on December - 03.  

1844  RC Society Apostole of Prayer forms on this day in history.  

1847  Frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star" on December - 03.  

1847  On December - 03 frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80  

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

1863  Longstreet abandons his siege at Knoxville, TN on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  On this day in history birth of charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)  

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

1560  Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627) was born on December - 03.  

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

1668  On December - 03 birth of casimir Schweizelsperg, composer  

1684  Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) was born on December - 03.  

1729  On December - 03 birth of padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)  

1750  On December - 03 birth of johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer  

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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 December - 03 anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies  

1265  On December - 03 death of odofredus, Italian jurist  

1463  Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.  

1469  On this day in history piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53  

1491  On this day in history 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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