On This Day

What Happened in 1203

Historical Events

  • Jul 17 Siege of Constantinople begins during the fourth Crusade; Roman Catholic Crusaders aboard a Venetian fleet attack the city
  • Aug 1 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium

Famous People Who Died in 1203

  • Nov 4 Dirk VII, Count of Holland (1190-1203), dies