Historical Events In 1703
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 11 Columban Praelisauer, composer in the year 1703.
Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 Dieudonne Raick, composer in the year 1703.
Mar 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1703 jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer
Apr 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1703 kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
May 02 Portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant on this day in history.
May 03 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1703 gottlob Harrer, composer
May 16 Charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies on this day in history.
May 18 In the year 1703 dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
May 21 Roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle in the year 1703.
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 in the year 1703.
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) 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 on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1703 johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
Sep 07 Jean Monnet, composer in the year 1703.
Sep 12 Emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage on this day in history.
Sep 20 Archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52 in the year 1703.
Sep 23 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer on this day in history.
Oct 03 Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded in the year 1703.
Oct 05 On this day in history jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)
Oct 28 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies in the year 1703.