Historical Events In 1702
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Sep 16 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria on this day in history.
Sep 17 Olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1702.
Sep 22 Hoessein Koprulu, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61
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 Dutch/English troops occupy Luik in the year 1702.
Oct 17 On this day in history walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies
Oct 23 In the year 1702 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
Oct 27 On this day in history english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
Nov 04 John Benbow, English vice-admiral (Santa Marta), dies on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1702 premiere of Colley Cibber's "King Imposter"
Dec 14 On this day in history the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
Dec 22 In the year 1702 jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)