Historical Events For 1701
Tuesday, 26 September 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1701 parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar
Jan 18 Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on this day in history.
Jan 27 Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop) on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
Mar 09 France, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance in the year 1701.
Mar 10 In the year 1701 johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52
Mar 27 In the year 1701 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 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1701 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 In the year 1701 drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)
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 in the year 1701.
May 23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in Londo after being convicted of piracy and murder in the year 1701.
May 23 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history alexander Cruden, compiler of a concordance to King James Bible
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 on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1701 pierre Joubert, became oldest known Canadian (113 y 124 d at death)
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 16 James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland in the year 1701.
Sep 28 Divorce legalized in MD in the year 1701.