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Historical Events In 1703

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Nov 19   In the year 1703 man in the Iron Mask, prisoner in Bastille prison in Paris, dies  

Nov 24   1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1703.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   Nicolas de Grigny, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1703.  

Dec 27   England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1703

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 11   Columban Praelisauer, composer was born in the year 1703.  

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

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   Dieudonne Raick, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Vasily Kirillovich Trediakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1768) was born in the year 1703.  

Mar 24   Jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer was born on this day in history.  

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   Johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (b. 1632) died in the year 1703.  

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

Mar 03   Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London in the year 1703.  

Mar 20   On this day in history johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history death of lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632)  

Apr 26   Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1703.  

May 01   In the year 1703 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

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