Historical Events In 1702
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Sep 16 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria in the year 1702.
Sep 17 In the year 1702 olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71
Sep 22 Hoessein Koprulu, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron
Oct 13 Dutch/English troops occupy Luik on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1702 walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies
Oct 23 On this day in history -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
Oct 27 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history john Benbow, English vice-admiral (Santa Marta), dies
Nov 26 In the year 1702 premiere of Colley Cibber's "King Imposter"
Dec 14 In the year 1702 the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
Dec 22 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.