Historical Events In December - 03
Monday, 18 February 2019
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on December - 03.
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 On December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on December - 03.
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 this day in history.
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history galileo perfects the telescope
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 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer on December - 03.
1676 On December - 03 battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 On this day in history daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1678 On December - 03 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) on this day in history.
1685 On December - 03 charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 On December - 03 english parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague on this day in history.
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on this day in history.
1750 On December - 03 johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 On this day in history georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 On December - 03 gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on this day in history.
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on December - 03.