On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1703

Historical Events

  • Akō incident: 46 of the 47 surviving Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death in Edo

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies
1703 Highlights

About March 20, 1703

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 317 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces