From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the year 1303. For the number, see 1303 (number).
|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1270s 1280s 1290s – 1300s – 1310s 1320s 1330s|
|Years:||1300 1301 1302 – 1303 – 1304 1305 1306|
|1303 by topic|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1303 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2056|
|Bahá'í calendar||−541 – −540|
|English Regnal year||31 Edw. 1 – 32 Edw. 1|
|Chinese calendar||壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
3999 or 3939
— to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4000 or 3940
|- Vikram Samvat||1359–1360|
|- Shaka Samvat||1225–1226|
|- Kali Yuga||4404–4405|
|Japanese calendar||Kengen 2 / Kagen 1
|Minguo calendar||609 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1846|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1303.|
- February 24 – Battle of Roslin: The Scots defeat the English.
- April 4 – Battle of Arques: The Flemings defeat the French
- April 20 – Pope Boniface VIII founds the University of Rome La Sapienza.
- May 29 – Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to the English.
- August 8 – An earthquake destroys the Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt, one of the seven wonders of the world.
- October 22 – Pope Benedict XI succeeds Pope Boniface VIII as the 194th pope.
- Wars of Scottish Independence: Edward I of England resumes his campaign against William Wallace and others in Scotland, holding court in Dunfermline Abbey.
- Battle of Dimbos between Ottoman Turks and Byzantines
- The Khilji Dynasty under Alauddin Khilji conquers Chittorgarh in northern India, after taking the massive Chittorgarh Fort.
- The Avoirdupois system of weights and measures is introduced to England and Wales.
- Siege of Amsterdam: Kennemers and Waterlanders laid siege against Amsterdam for a year.
- Bridget of Sweden, Swedish saint (d. 1373)
- Gegeen Khan, Emperor Yingzong of Yuan, Mongol emperor of China (d. 1323)
- March 4 – Daniel of Russia, first prince of Moscow
- October 11 – Pope Boniface VIII
- October 27 – Beatrice of Castile, wife of King Afonso III of Portugal
- date unknown – Emperor Ivan Asen III of Bulgaria