Historical Events In 1803
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jun 24 Matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1803 the Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.
Jul 05 On this day in history the convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king).
Jul 05 William Jackson, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1803 navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator.
Jul 14 On this day in history esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies
Jul 20 Jakob Zeugheer, composer in the year 1803.
Jul 23 On this day in history arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
Jul 23 On this day in history 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
Jul 23 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on this day in history.
Jul 24 Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist) in the year 1803.
Jul 26 The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1803 john Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor
Aug 09 1st horses arrive in Hawaii in the year 1803.
Aug 09 In the year 1803 first horses arrive in Hawaii
Aug 15 James Douglas, father of British Columbia in the year 1803.
Aug 18 James Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1803 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
Sep 01 On this day in history jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
Sep 03 In the year 1803 alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
Sep 03 English scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1803 sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
Sep 05 Francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1803.
Sep 09 On this day in history armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
Sep 12 Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer on this day in history.
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 Franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies in the year 1803.
Sep 20 Robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed on this day in history.
Sep 23 Battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army in the year 1803.
Sep 23 On this day in history 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.