Historical Events In 1803
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jun 24 On this day in history matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88
Jul 04 The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people on this day in history.
Jul 05 The convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king) in the year 1803.
Jul 05 William Jackson, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1803.
Jul 09 Navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 1803 esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies
Jul 20 Jakob Zeugheer, composer in the year 1803.
Jul 23 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on this day in history.
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 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer in the year 1803.
Jul 23 On this day in history robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
Jul 24 Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist) in the year 1803.
Jul 26 On this day in history the Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London.
Jul 31 On this day in history john Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor
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 In the year 1803 luĂs Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader
Aug 28 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies in the year 1803.
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 On this day in history english scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
Sep 04 Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849) in the year 1803.
Sep 05 In the year 1803 francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
Sep 09 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Sep 12 Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history john Barry first American commodore, dies
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 in the year 1803.
Sep 23 Battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army on this day in history.
Sep 23 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 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865 on this day in history.