Historical Events In 1703
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jan 11 In the year 1703 columban Praelisauer, composer
Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer
Jan 29 In the year 1703 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 Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London in the year 1703.
Mar 20 Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies in the year 1703.
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 On this day in history georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58
May 01 Battle at Rultusk Swedish army beats Russians in the year 1703.
May 01 Battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians in the year 1703.
May 01 Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered in the year 1703.
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 Gottlob Harrer, composer in the year 1703.
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 on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70
May 27 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great
Jun 15 On this day in history gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58
Jun 17 On this day in history john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
Jul 31 In the year 1703 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 In the year 1703 turkish army removes sultan Mustafa II
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 Archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52 in the year 1703.
Sep 23 In the year 1703 jean-Marie Leclair, composer
Oct 03 In the year 1703 pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
Oct 05 Jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin) in the year 1703.
Oct 28 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on this day in history.