1368 On this day in history birth of charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
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 December - 03 birth of ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) was born on this day in history.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer was born on December - 03.
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.
1137 On this day in history 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 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 Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on this day in history.
1533 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on this day in history.