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 This day in History - December 3
358 Historic Events for December 3
450

Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies

Death
741

St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III

Event
1137

Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67

Death
1154

Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies

Death
1347

Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics

Event
1368

Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)

Birth
1463

Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies

Death
1469

Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53

Death
1483

Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist

Birth
1491

Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies

Death
1533

Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54

Death
1557

1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form

Event
1576

Marsilio Casentini, composer

Birth
1586

Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia

Event
1621

Galileo invents telescope

Event
1639

1st annulment by court decree passes

Event
1660

Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70

Death
1668

Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer

Birth
1676

Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen

Event
1676

Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried

Death
1678

Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford

Event
1684

Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish and Norwegian literature)

Birth
1685

Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden

Event
1694

English parliamentary election set for every 3 years

Event
1699

Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague

Event