Historical Events In 1703
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Nov 19 Man in the Iron Mask, prisoner in Bastille prison in Paris, dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history 1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila
Nov 24 In the year 1703 first Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Philadelphia
Nov 25 The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, reaches its peak intensity which it maintains through November 27. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9,000 people perish in the mighty gale on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history -27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed
Nov 26 Bristol England damaged by hurricane, Royal Navy loses 15 warships in the year 1703.
Nov 27 The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703 in the year 1703.
Nov 30 Nicolas de Grigny, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Dec 27 England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39
Dec 30 Tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die in the year 1703.