Historical Events For 1701
Monday, 27 March 2017
Jan 01 Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom in the year 1701.
Jan 01 Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1701.
Jan 04 In the year 1701 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
Jan 10 Johann Caspar Simon, composer on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
Jan 12 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1701 frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia
Jan 27 Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop) on this day in history.
Feb 15 Adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80 in the year 1701.
Mar 09 In the year 1701 france, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance
Mar 10 In the year 1701 johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52
Mar 27 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Mar 28 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75 in the year 1701.
Apr 04 On this day in history joseph Haines, entertainer and author
Apr 27 On this day in history charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
Apr 29 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 on this day in history.
May 12 Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701) in the year 1701.
May 15 The War of the Spanish Succession begins in the year 1701.
May 23 In the year 1701 after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London.
May 23 Captain Kidd hung in London after conviction of piracy & murder on this day in history.
May 23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in Londo after being convicted of piracy and murder on this day in history.
May 23 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock in the year 1701.
May 31 Alexander Cruden, compiler of a concordance to King James Bible in the year 1701.
Jun 12 In the year 1701 act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover
Jun 13 In the year 1701 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer
Jun 22 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle) on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1701 william Kidd, English/US buccaneer, hanged
Jul 15 Pierre Joubert, became oldest known Canadian (113 y 124 d at death) on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1701 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
Jul 24 French make first landing at site of Detroit in the year 1701.
Sep 06 On this day in history james II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
Sep 07 On this day in history germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant
Sep 16 On this day in history james Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
Sep 28 Divorce legalized in MD on this day in history.