Historical Events In 1703
Sunday, 19 January 2020
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 on this day in history.
Feb 04 In Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the Forty-Seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death in the year 1703.
Mar 01 Dieudonne Raick, composer on this day in history.
Mar 03 Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London in the year 1703.
Mar 20 Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies in the year 1703.
Mar 24 Jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
Apr 26 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians
May 01 In the year 1703 battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians
May 01 On this day in history kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
May 02 In the year 1703 portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant
May 03 On this day in history eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
May 08 In the year 1703 gottlob Harrer, composer
May 16 On this day in history charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies
May 18 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
May 21 In the year 1703 roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle
May 26 Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1703 st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great
Jun 15 On this day in history gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58
Jun 17 On this day in history john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
Jul 31 On this day in history 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 Jean Monnet, composer in the year 1703.
Sep 12 In the year 1703 emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage
Sep 20 Archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1703 jean-Marie Leclair, composer
Oct 03 Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded in the year 1703.
Oct 05 In the year 1703 jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)
Oct 28 On this day in history john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies