Historical Events In December - 03
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
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 Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on December - 03.
1154 On this day in history anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 On December - 03 pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 On December - 03 charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on December - 03.
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on this day in history.
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 December - 03.
1557 On this day in history 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on this day in history.
1621 On December - 03 galileo perfects the telescope
1621 Galileo invents telescope on this day in history.
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes on December - 03.
1660 On December - 03 jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On December - 03 casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen on this day in history.
1676 On December - 03 daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 On December - 03 ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 On December - 03 charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years on this day in history.
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 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on this day in history.
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 On this day in history gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on December - 03.
1775 On this day in history first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)