Historical Events In 1803
Monday, 27 January 2020
Jun 24 Matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1803 the Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.
Jul 05 The convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king) in the year 1803.
Jul 05 In the year 1803 william Jackson, composer, dies at 73
Jul 09 On this day in history navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator.
Jul 14 On this day in history esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies
Jul 20 Jakob Zeugheer, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
Jul 23 Irish nationalist Robert Emmet, 25, leads a rebellion against the British He spoke with Bonaparte and Talleyrand last year in an effort to obtain French support, his small band of followers commits two murders and other acts of violence July 23 in a move to capture the viceroy, but the rioters are quickly dispersed Emmet escapes, goes into hiding, is captured August 25, tried by a special court, and hanged September 20 in the year 1803.
Jul 23 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
Jul 24 Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist) on this day in history.
Jul 26 The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London on this day in history.
Jul 31 John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor in the year 1803.
Aug 09 1st horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.
Aug 09 First horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.
Aug 15 James Douglas, father of British Columbia on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1803 james Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67
Aug 25 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader in the year 1803.
Aug 28 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies in the year 1803.
Sep 01 In the year 1803 jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
Sep 03 On this day in history alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
Sep 03 On this day in history english scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
Sep 04 In the year 1803 sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
Sep 05 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
Sep 09 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1803.
Sep 12 On this day in history frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
Sep 13 John Barry first American commodore, dies on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history john Barry, 1st American commodore, dies
Sep 17 In the year 1803 franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
Sep 20 In the year 1803 robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed
Sep 23 On this day in history battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army
Sep 23 On this day in history the Battle of Assaye ends in victory for British forces under Arthur Wellesley, 34, brother of India's governor-general Richard Colley, first marquis Wellesley
Sep 27 On this day in history samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865