Historical Events In 1703
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Nov 19 Man in the Iron Mask, prisoner in Bastille prison in Paris, dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila on this day in history.
Nov 24 First Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Philadelphia on this day in history.
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 in the year 1703.
Nov 26 In the year 1703 -27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed
Nov 26 Bristol England damaged by hurricane, Royal Navy loses 15 warships on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1703 the first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
Nov 30 In the year 1703 nicolas de Grigny, composer, dies at 31
Dec 27 England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1703 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39
Dec 30 In the year 1703 tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die