Historical Events In December - 03
Sunday, 29 March 2020
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.
0741 On December - 03 st Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1137 On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on this day in history.
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on December - 03.
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on this day in history.
1368 On December - 03 charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 On December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on December - 03.
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.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on December - 03.
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on December - 03.
1621 On December - 03 galileo perfects the telescope
1621 On this day in history galileo invents telescope
1639 On December - 03 1st annulment by court decree passes
1660 On December - 03 jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 On this day in history casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1676 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on this day in history.
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 December - 03.
1699 On December - 03 baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on December - 03.
1750 On December - 03 johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on December - 03.
1755 On this day in history gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 On December - 03 josef Gelinek, composer
1775 On this day in history first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)