1703 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1700 1701 170217031704 1705 1706
1703 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1703
MDCCIII
Ab urbe condita 2456
Armenian calendar 1152
ԹՎ ՌՃԾԲ
Assyrian calendar 6453
Bahá'í calendar -141–-140
Bengali calendar 1110
Berber calendar 2653
English Regnal year Ann. 1 – 2 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2247
Burmese calendar 1065
Byzantine calendar 7211–7212
Chinese calendar 壬午年十一月十四日
(4339/4399-11-14)
— to —
癸未年十一月廿四日
(4340/4400-11-24)
Coptic calendar 1419–1420
Ethiopian calendar 1695–1696
Hebrew calendar 5463–5464
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1759–1760
 - Shaka Samvat 1625–1626
 - Kali Yuga 4804–4805
Holocene calendar 11703
Iranian calendar 1081–1082
Islamic calendar 1114–1115
Japanese calendar Genroku 16
(元禄16年)
Korean calendar 4036
Minguo calendar 209 before ROC
民前209年
Thai solar calendar 2246

The year 1703 (MDCCIII) started on a Monday, (or a Thursday by the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events

  • St. Petersburg becomes the capital of Russia

Undated

Births

  • February 5 – Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader, was born (he died in 1764)
  • March 5 – (N. S.) Vasily Kirillovich Trediakovsky, a Russian poet, was born (he died in 1768)
  • May 14 – David Brearly, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, was born (he died in 1785)
  • June 17John Wesley, the English founder of Methodism, was born (he died in 1791)
  • June 26 – Thomas Clap, the first president of Yale University was born (he died in 1767)
  • August 2 – Lorenzo Ricci, the Italian Jesuit leader was born (he died in 1775)
  • September 29François Boucher, a French painter was born (he died in 1770)
  • October 5 – Jonathan Edwards, an American preacher was born (he died in 1758)
  • October 28 – Antoine Deparcieux, a French mathematician was born (he died in 1768)
  • November 25 – Jean-François Séguier, a French astronomer and botanist was born (he died in 1784)
  • November 26 – Theophilus Cibber, an English actor and writer was born (he died in 1758)
  • December 2 – Ferdinand Konščak, a Croatian explorer was (he died in 1759)

Deaths


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