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 This day in History - October 3
403 Historic Events for October 3
695

"Black Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered

Death
695

"White Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered

Death
1143

Cardinal Guido elected Pope Coelestinus II

Event
1247

Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor

Event
1264

Comet said to predict death of Pope Urban IV is last seen

Event
1283

Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales), dies

Death
1430

Jews are expelled from Eger Bohemia

Event
1564

Christophorus Fabritius, [Christoffel Smit], calvinist vicar, burned

Death
1568

Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23

Death
1569

Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots

Event
1573

Entonius Walaeus, Dutch calvinist theologist

Birth
1574

Fleet under admiral Boisot seize Spanish

Event
1605

Chinese uprising on Philippines, Tondo/Quiapo massacre

Event
1605

Li Tzu-ch'eng, Chinese revolutionary, dethroned last Ming emperor

Birth
1631

Sebastian Anton Scherer, composer

Birth
1646

Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 49

Death
1647

John Foot, lawyer

Birth
1647

Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer

Birth
1653

Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, historian, dies at 41

Death
1656

Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1657

French troops occupy Mardyke

Event
1685

Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58

Death
1691

English and Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland

Event
1703

Richard Saab, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

Death
1703

Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

Death