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Notable Historical Events - 1701

1701Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore.

1701William Penn presents Charter of Priviliges

1701 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 12
Frisia & Groningen (Netherlands) begin use of Gregorian calendar 
Jan 18
Frederick I and Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia 
Mar 9
France, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance 
Apr 29
Drenthe, Netherlands, adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 
May 12
Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701) 
May 15
The War of the Spanish Succession begins. 
May 23
Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore. 
Jun 12
Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover 
Jul 24
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit 
Aug 2
Great Peace of Montreal signed between New France and North American Indian nations at urging of Huron chief Kondiaronk 
Sep 7
Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant 
Sep 16
James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland. 
Sep 28
Divorce legalized in Maryland, USA 
Oct 9
Collegiate School of Ct (Yale U), chartered in New Haven 
Nov 8
William Penn presents Charter of Priviliges 
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