Historical Events In 1803
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Jun 24 On this day in history matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88
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 William Jackson, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1803.
Jul 09 Navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator on this day in history.
Jul 14 Esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies in the year 1803.
Jul 20 Jakob Zeugheer, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered in the year 1803.
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 in the year 1803.
Jul 23 In the year 1803 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 in the year 1803.
Jul 31 In the year 1803 john Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor
Aug 09 1st horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history first horses arrive in Hawaii
Aug 15 On this day in history james Douglas, father of British Columbia
Aug 18 James Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
Sep 01 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter on this day in history.
Sep 03 Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer in the year 1803.
Sep 03 English scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements in the year 1803.
Sep 04 Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849) in the year 1803.
Sep 05 In the year 1803 francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
Sep 09 In the year 1803 armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
Sep 12 In the year 1803 frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
Sep 13 In the year 1803 john Barry first American commodore, dies
Sep 13 John Barry, 1st American commodore, dies in the year 1803.
Sep 17 On this day in history franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
Sep 20 In the year 1803 robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed
Sep 23 In the year 1803 battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army
Sep 23 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 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865 in the year 1803.