On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1803

Famous Birthdays

  • Flora Tristan, French writer and social activist, born in Paris (d. 1844)
  • James Curtiss, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestToussaint Louverture

Toussaint Louverture, Haitian general, revolutionary and most famous of the leaders of the Haitian Revolution, dies while in prison in France at about 59

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture

1803 Highlights

About April 7, 1803

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 218 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries