Historical Events For 1701
Friday, 17 November 2017
Jan 01 In the year 1701 great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom
Jan 01 Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
Jan 10 Johann Caspar Simon, composer on this day in history.
Jan 12 Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar in the year 1701.
Jan 12 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar in the year 1701.
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1701 adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
Mar 09 On this day in history france, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance
Mar 10 In the year 1701 johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52
Mar 27 On this day in history anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58
Mar 28 In the year 1701 domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75
Apr 04 In the year 1701 joseph Haines, entertainer and author
Apr 27 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia in the year 1701.
Apr 29 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 in the year 1701.
May 12 In the year 1701 drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)
May 15 The War of the Spanish Succession begins on this day in history.
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 On this day in history william Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock
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 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1701 nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)
Jul 06 William Kidd, English/US buccaneer, hanged in the year 1701.
Jul 15 In the year 1701 pierre Joubert, became oldest known Canadian (113 y 124 d at death)
Jul 24 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit in the year 1701.
Jul 24 In the year 1701 french make first landing at site of Detroit
Sep 06 In the year 1701 james II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
Sep 07 Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant in the year 1701.
Sep 16 In the year 1701 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 in the year 1701.