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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1703

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 11   Columban Praelisauer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer  

Jan 29   Carlmann Kolb, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764) was born in the year 1703.  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of dieudonne Raick, composer  

Mar 05   On this day in history birth of vasily Kirillovich Trediakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1768)  

Mar 24   Jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer was born in the year 1703.  

Apr 16   Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke was born in the year 1703.  

Famous Deaths In 1703

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history death of johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (b. 1632)  

Jan 16   Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1703 robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London  

Mar 20   Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history death of johann Christoph Bach, German composer (b. 1642)  

Apr 20   Lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632) died on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1703 georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58  

May 01   On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

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