Historical Events For 1703
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Jan 11 Columban Praelisauer, composer in the year 1703.
Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1703 joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer
Jan 29 Carlmann Kolb, composer in the year 1703.
Feb 04 On this day in history in Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the Forty-Seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death.
Mar 01 On this day in history dieudonne Raick, composer
Mar 03 In the year 1703 robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London
Mar 20 Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies in the year 1703.
Mar 24 On this day in history jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer
Apr 16 On this day in history caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
Apr 26 On this day in history georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58
May 01 In the year 1703 battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians
May 01 Battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1703 kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
May 02 Portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1703 eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
May 08 In the year 1703 gottlob Harrer, composer
May 16 Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on this day in history.
May 18 In the year 1703 dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
May 21 On this day in history roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle
May 26 Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 in the year 1703.
May 27 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.
Jun 15 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jun 17 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) in the year 1703.
Jul 31 In the year 1703 daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers.
Aug 21 In the year 1703 turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II
Sep 03 In the year 1703 johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
Sep 07 In the year 1703 jean Monnet, composer
Sep 12 Emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage in the year 1703.
Sep 20 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52
Sep 23 On this day in history jean-Marie Leclair, composer
Oct 03 In the year 1703 pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
Oct 05 Jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin) in the year 1703.
Oct 28 In the year 1703 john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies