Historical Events In 1701
Sunday, 15 May 2022
Jan 01 Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom in the year 1701.
Jan 01 On this day in history pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64
Jan 04 In the year 1701 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
Jan 10 Johann Caspar Simon, composer in the year 1701.
Jan 12 In the year 1701 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 In the year 1701 johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
Feb 15 In the year 1701 adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
Mar 09 In the year 1701 france, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance
Mar 10 Johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1701 anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58
Mar 28 On this day in history domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75
Apr 04 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
Apr 29 On this day in history drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
May 12 Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701) in the year 1701.
May 15 In the year 1701 the War of the Spanish Succession begins.
May 23 After being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London in the year 1701.
May 23 Captain Kidd hung in London after conviction of piracy & murder on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history captain William Kidd is hanged in Londo after being convicted of piracy and murder
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 on this day in history.
Jun 12 Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover in the year 1701.
Jun 13 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer in the year 1701.
Jun 22 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle) in the year 1701.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1701 divorce legalized in MD