Historical Events In 1702
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Sep 06 Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria in the year 1702.
Sep 17 On this day in history olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71
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 In the year 1702 battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron
Oct 13 Dutch/English troops occupy Luik in the year 1702.
Oct 17 Walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies in the year 1702.
Oct 23 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet in the year 1702.
Oct 27 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
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 In the year 1702 the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of ÅŒishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
Dec 22 In the year 1702 jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)