Historical Events In December - 03
Thursday, 20 June 2019
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 this day in history.
1137 On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 On December - 03 anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 On December - 03 odofredus, Italian jurist
1347 On December - 03 pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1368 Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) on this day in history.
1463 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1469 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on December - 03.
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist on December - 03.
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 December - 03 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 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 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1668 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer on this day in history.
1676 Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen on this day in history.
1676 Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried on December - 03.
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 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden on December - 03.
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 this day in history.
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer on December - 03.
1752 On December - 03 georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine) on this day in history.
1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington) on this day in history.
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer on this day in history.
1775 On this day in history first official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)