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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
545

Chlotilde, wife of French king Clovis/saint, dies at about 70

Death
1083

Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral

Event
1098

After 5-month siege in 1st Crusade, the Crusaders seize Antioch Turkey

Event
1107

Kilidj Arslan I, Seldjoeken-sultan, dies in battle

Death
1357

Peace of Aat

Event
1509

Henry VIII married wife No 1, Catherine of Aragon

Event
1539

Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain

Event
1540

Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so

Event
1594

Michel Renichon, priest, executed

Death
1610

Jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptised

Birth
1621

WIC, West Indian Co, under Heeren XIX, founded

Event
1621

Dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands" (NY)

Event
1657

Manuel de Egues, composer

Birth
1660

Johannes Schenck, composer

Birth
1661

Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67

Death
1665

Duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft

Event
1679

Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried

Death
1685

Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat

Birth
1688

Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66

Death
1726

James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist

Birth
1732

Pieter Vuyst, Dutch gov-gen of Ceylon, executed

Death
1738

Johann Christoph Oley, composer

Birth
1746

James Hook, composer

Birth
1748

Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service

Event
1750

Frederic Thieme, composer

Birth