Historical Events In December - 03
Saturday, 18 January 2020
0450 On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III on December - 03.
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 this day in history.
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on December - 03.
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics on December - 03.
1368 Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1491 On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533 On December - 03 vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1557 On December - 03 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 On this day in history sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
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 this day in history jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1668 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer on this day in history.
1676 On December - 03 battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on this day in history.
1678 Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford on December - 03.
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 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 On this day in history samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on December - 03.
1758 On December - 03 josef Gelinek, composer
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on December - 03.