Calendar overview 703
|Japanese Empress Jitō dies.|
|703 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||151/152 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1246/47 (southern Buddhism); 1245/46 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||56th (57th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||65/66 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||83/84 (turn of the year 23/24 January)|
|Jewish calendar||4463/64 (September 16-17)|
from urbe condita MCDLVI (1456)
Diocletian's era 419/420
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1013/14 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1014/15 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||759/760 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Hassān ibn an-Nuʿmān is deposed because of the accumulation of great wealth as the Arab governor of the province of Ifrīqiya , today's Tunisia , by the superior Egyptian governor. Mūsā ibn Nusair replaces him in this function and continues the submission of the Magreb.
- 703 or 705 : Faroald II becomes Duke of Spoleto .
Science and culture
- The Annales mosellani , a part of the imperial annals of the Franconian Empire , began in 703 - they continued until 798 .