Historical Events In 1703
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Jan 11 In the year 1703 columban Praelisauer, composer
Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer on this day in history.
Jan 29 Carlmann Kolb, composer on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history in Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the Forty-Seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death.
Mar 01 Dieudonne Raick, composer on this day in history.
Mar 03 Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London on this day in history.
Mar 20 Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies in the year 1703.
Mar 24 In the year 1703 jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer
Apr 16 In the year 1703 caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
Apr 26 In the year 1703 georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58
May 01 Battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians in the year 1703.
May 01 In the year 1703 battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians
May 01 On this day in history kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
May 02 Portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant in the year 1703.
May 03 In the year 1703 eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
May 08 In the year 1703 gottlob Harrer, composer
May 16 On this day in history charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies
May 18 In the year 1703 dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
May 21 In the year 1703 roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle
May 26 Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 in the year 1703.
May 27 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1703 gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58
Jun 17 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) in the year 1703.
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 On this day in history turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II
Sep 03 In the year 1703 johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
Sep 07 In the year 1703 jean Monnet, composer
Sep 12 On this day in history emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage
Sep 20 Archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history jean-Marie Leclair, composer
Oct 03 In the year 1703 pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
Oct 05 In the year 1703 jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)
Oct 28 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on this day in history.