Historical Events In December - 03
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
0450 Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
1137 On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on December - 03.
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 On this day in history pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 On this day in history charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1463 On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 On this day in history piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1483 On December - 03 nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1491 Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on December - 03.
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 Marsilio Casentini, composer on December - 03.
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia on December - 03.
1621 Galileo perfects the telescope on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
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 this day in history ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1685 On this day in history charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 On this day in history english parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 On this day in history baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 On this day in history padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on December - 03.
1752 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1758 On this day in history josef Gelinek, composer
1775 On December - 03 first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)