Historical Events In 1702
Saturday, 19 January 2019
Sep 16 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria in the year 1702.
Sep 17 Olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 22 Hoessein Koprulu, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies in the year 1702.
Sep 28 Robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61 in the year 1702.
Oct 07 In the year 1702 english/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond
Oct 12 Battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron in the year 1702.
Oct 13 In the year 1702 dutch/English troops occupy Luik
Oct 17 In the year 1702 walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies
Oct 23 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1702 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
Nov 04 In the year 1702 john Benbow, English vice-admiral (Santa Marta), dies
Nov 26 Premiere of Colley Cibber's "King Imposter" on this day in history.
Dec 14 The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)