Historical Events In 1703
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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 In the year 1703 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.
Nov 26 -27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1703 bristol England damaged by hurricane, Royal Navy loses 15 warships
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 in the year 1703.
Dec 27 On this day in history england & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement
Dec 29 Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on this day in history.
Dec 30 On this day in history tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die