What Happened in March 1803

Historical Events

  • Mar 1 Ohio becomes 17th state of the Union
  • Mar 3 1st impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, begins
  • Mar 3 Col├ęgio Militar is founded in Portugal by Colonel Teixeira Rebello
  • Mar 5 First newspaper published in Australia the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser by government printer and ex-convict George Howe [1]
  • Mar 19 Friedrich Schiller's "Die Braut von Messina" premieres in Weimar
1803 History

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 13 William Emes, English landscape architect (b. 1729 or 1730)
  • Mar 14 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet (Der Messias), dies at 78
  • Mar 17 Candido Jose Ruano, Spanish composer, dies at 42
  • Mar 29 Gottfried van Swieten, Dutch composer (b. 1733)