Historical Events In 1803
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Jun 24 Matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88 in the year 1803.
Jul 04 On this day in history the Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.
Jul 05 In the year 1803 the convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king).
Jul 05 In the year 1803 william Jackson, composer, dies at 73
Jul 09 Navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies
Jul 20 On this day in history jakob Zeugheer, composer
Jul 23 In the year 1803 arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
Jul 23 Irish nationalist Robert Emmet, 25, leads a rebellion against the British He spoke with Bonaparte and Talleyrand last year in an effort to obtain French support, his small band of followers commits two murders and other acts of violence July 23 in a move to capture the viceroy, but the rioters are quickly dispersed Emmet escapes, goes into hiding, is captured August 25, tried by a special court, and hanged September 20 on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1803 johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer
Jul 23 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1803 alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist)
Jul 26 The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London on this day in history.
Jul 31 John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor on this day in history.
Aug 09 1st horses arrive in Hawaii in the year 1803.
Aug 09 First horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1803 james Douglas, father of British Columbia
Aug 18 On this day in history james Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67
Aug 25 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader in the year 1803.
Aug 28 In the year 1803 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
Sep 01 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter in the year 1803.
Sep 03 On this day in history alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
Sep 03 On this day in history english scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
Sep 04 On this day in history sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
Sep 05 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
Sep 09 On this day in history armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
Sep 12 On this day in history frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
Sep 13 John Barry first American commodore, dies on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history john Barry, 1st American commodore, dies
Sep 17 In the year 1803 franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
Sep 20 Robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed in the year 1803.
Sep 23 On this day in history battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army
Sep 23 In the year 1803 the Battle of Assaye ends in victory for British forces under Arthur Wellesley, 34, brother of India's governor-general Richard Colley, first marquis Wellesley
Sep 27 Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865 in the year 1803.