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Historical Events In 1703

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Nov 19   Man in the Iron Mask, prisoner in Bastille prison in Paris, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1703 1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila  

Nov 24   First Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Philadelphia in the year 1703.  

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   -27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Bristol England damaged by hurricane, Royal Navy loses 15 warships on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history the first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.  

Nov 30   Nicolas de Grigny, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement in the year 1703.  

Dec 29   Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 in the year 1703.  

Dec 30   In the year 1703 tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die  

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Famous Birthdays In 1703

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of columban Praelisauer, composer  

Jan 20   Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer was born in the year 1703.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of carlmann Kolb, composer  

Feb 05   In the year 1703 birth of gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)  

Mar 01   In the year 1703 birth of dieudonne Raick, composer  

Mar 05   In the year 1703 birth of vasily Kirillovich Trediakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1768)  

Mar 24   In the year 1703 birth of jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer  

Apr 16   In the year 1703 birth of caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke  

Famous Deaths In 1703

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1703 death of johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (b. 1632)  

Jan 16   On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

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 31   Johann Christoph Bach, German composer (b. 1642) died on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1703 death of lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632)  

Apr 26   Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

May 01   Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered died in the year 1703.  

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