[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Dec 3
STEVE K ROURKE
SROURKE at prodigy.net
Sun Dec 2 20:28:12 PST 2001
1059BC Earliest probable recorded observation of Halley's Comet.
1154 Death of Pope Anastasius IV.
1181 Death of St. Galgano, a knight who plunged his sword into a stone as an
act of renunciation of warfare.
1368 Birth of Charles IV ( France).
1469 Death of Piero de'Medici.
1557 Scots Protestants united by a National Covenant.
1564 Ivan IV, "the Terrible," and the Russian Royal family leave Moscow.
1592 Death of Alexander Farnese, the Duke of Parma.
1596 Birth of Nicolo Amati, violin-maker.
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