Historical Events in July 1803

Historic Event

Jul 4 The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people by President Thomas Jefferson

  • Jul 5 The convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king)
  • Jul 23 Republican Robert Emmet leads Irish rebellion against the British Crown in Dublin
  • Jul 26 The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London