Historical Events In December - 03
Friday, 18 June 2021
0450 On this day in history 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 On December - 03 anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 Odofredus, Italian jurist on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 December - 03.
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form on this day in history.
1576 On December - 03 marsilio Casentini, composer
1586 On December - 03 sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 On this day in history galileo perfects the telescope
1621 Galileo invents telescope on this day in history.
1639 On this day in history 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 this day in history battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1676 On December - 03 daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1678 On this day in history edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1684 On this day in history ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
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 On this day in history baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) on this day in history.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on December - 03.
1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer on December - 03.
1753 On December - 03 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 this day in history.
1775 First official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred) on this day in history.