Historical Events In 1702
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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 in the year 1702.
Sep 28 In the year 1702 robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61
Oct 07 English/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond in the year 1702.
Oct 12 Battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1702 dutch/English troops occupy Luik
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 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 The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master in the year 1702.
Dec 22 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) in the year 1702.