Historical Events In 1703
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 11 In the year 1703 columban Praelisauer, composer
Jan 16 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
Jan 20 In the year 1703 joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer
Jan 29 Carlmann Kolb, composer in the year 1703.
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 In the year 1703 robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London
Mar 20 In the year 1703 johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies
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 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1703.
May 01 Battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians
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 On this day in history gottlob Harrer, composer
May 16 In the year 1703 charles Perrault, author/fairy tale writer, dies
May 18 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on this day in history.
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 in the year 1703.
Jun 15 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58 in the year 1703.
Jun 17 In the year 1703 john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
Jul 31 Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers in the year 1703.
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 On this day in history jean Monnet, composer
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.