Historical Events In December - 03
Saturday, 24 October 2020
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.
0741 On this day in history st Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1137 On this day in history lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on December - 03.
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on this day in history.
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on December - 03.
1368 On this day in history charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 On December - 03 louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
1483 On December - 03 nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
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.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on December - 03.
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 On this day in history sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on December - 03.
1621 Galileo invents telescope on this day in history.
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On December - 03 casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on December - 03.
1678 On this day in history edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 On this day in history ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on this day in history.
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on December - 03.
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague on December - 03.
1729 On December - 03 padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 On this day in history johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On December - 03 samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 On this day in history first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)