Historical Events in May 1803

  • May 16 Peace of Amiens between French Republic and Great Britain ends
  • May 17 John Hawkins & Richard French patent the Reaping Machine

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May 18 Britain declares war on France after Napoleon Bonaparte continues interfering in Italy and Switzerland

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • May 22 1st US public library opens in Connecticut