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Historical Events In 1702

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Sep 16   On this day in history emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria  

Sep 17   Olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1702.  

Sep 22   On this day in history hoessein Koprulu, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies  

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   In the year 1702 battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron  

Oct 13   In the year 1702 dutch/English troops occupy Luik  

Oct 17   Walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1702 -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   John Benbow, English vice-admiral (Santa Marta), dies in the year 1702.  

Nov 26   Premiere of Colley Cibber's "King Imposter" on this day in history.  

Dec 14   In the year 1702 the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of ┼îishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.  

Dec 22   Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1702

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer  

Jan 10   Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (d. 1762) was born in the year 1702.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of nakamikado Emperor of Japan (d. 1737)  

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer  

Feb 10   In the year 1702 birth of jean-Pierre Guignon, composer  

Feb 27   On this day in history birth of johann Valentin Gorner, composer  

Mar 04   Jack Sheppard, English burglar and escapee (d. 1724) was born in the year 1702.  

Mar 25   Christian Gottlieb Ziegler, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1702

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1702 thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [NS=Jan 17]  

Jan 13   Peter Rabus, Dutch poet/translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1702 death of john de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69  

Mar 19   In the year 1702 willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England/Scot, dies at 51  

Apr 23   In the year 1702 death of margaret Fell, English Quaker leader (b. 1614)  

Apr 27   In the year 1702 jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51  

May 05   Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1702.  

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