Historical Events In 1703
Saturday, 09 December 2023
Jan 11 Columban Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1703.
Jan 20 In the year 1703 joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer
Jan 29 On this day in history carlmann Kolb, composer
Feb 04 In Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the Forty-Seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death in the year 1703.
Mar 01 In the year 1703 dieudonne Raick, composer
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 24 Jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1703 caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
Apr 26 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians
May 01 Battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians in the year 1703.
May 01 On this day in history kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
May 02 In the year 1703 portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant
May 03 In the year 1703 eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
May 08 Gottlob Harrer, composer in the year 1703.
May 16 On this day in history charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies
May 18 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne in the year 1703.
May 21 Roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle on this day in history.
May 26 Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 27 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.
Jun 15 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58 in the year 1703.
Jun 17 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers.
Aug 21 Turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II in the year 1703.
Sep 03 Johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history jean Monnet, composer
Sep 12 In the year 1703 emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage
Sep 20 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52
Sep 23 In the year 1703 jean-Marie Leclair, composer
Oct 03 On this day in history pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
Oct 05 Jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin) on this day in history.
Oct 28 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies in the year 1703.