Historical Events In 1701
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Jan 01 In the year 1701 great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom
Jan 01 In the year 1701 pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64
Jan 04 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62 in the year 1701.
Jan 10 On this day in history johann Caspar Simon, composer
Jan 12 On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
Jan 12 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar in the year 1701.
Jan 18 In the year 1701 frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia
Jan 27 In the year 1701 johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
Feb 15 Adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80 in the year 1701.
Mar 09 On this day in history france, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance
Mar 10 Johann Schelle, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1701 anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58
Mar 28 On this day in history domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75
Apr 04 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on this day in history.
Apr 27 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia in the year 1701.
Apr 29 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)
May 15 On this day in history the War of the Spanish Succession begins.
May 23 After being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1701 captain Kidd hung in London after conviction of piracy & murder
May 23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in Londo after being convicted of piracy and murder on this day in history.
May 23 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history alexander Cruden, compiler of a concordance to King James Bible
Jun 12 Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover on this day in history.
Jun 13 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer in the year 1701.
Jun 22 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle) in the year 1701.
Jul 06 On this day in history william Kidd, English/US buccaneer, hanged
Jul 15 In the year 1701 pierre Joubert, became oldest known Canadian (113 y 124 d at death)
Jul 24 In the year 1701 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
Jul 24 French make first landing at site of Detroit on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1701 james II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
Sep 07 Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant in the year 1701.
Sep 16 On this day in history james Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
Sep 28 In the year 1701 divorce legalized in MD