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: ''For other uses, see: [[Wikipedia:1701 (disambiguation)|1701]].''
 
: ''For other uses, see: [[Wikipedia:1701 (disambiguation)|1701]].''
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Year '''1701''' ('''[[Roman numerals|MDCCI]]''') was a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Saturday|common year starting on Saturday]] (link will display the full calendar) of the [[Gregorian calendar]] or a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Wednesday|common year starting on Wednesday]]
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Year '''1701''' ('''[[Roman numerals|MDCCI]]''') was a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Saturday|common year starting on Saturday]] (link will display the full calendar) of the [[Gregorian calendar|Gregorian calendar]] or a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Wednesday|common year starting on Wednesday]]
 
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"Calendar in year 1701 (Russia)" (full Julian calendar), webpage:
 
"Calendar in year 1701 (Russia)" (full Julian calendar), webpage:
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(Russia used the Julian calendar until [[1919]]).
 
(Russia used the Julian calendar until [[1919]]).
 
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of the 11-day slower [[Julian calendar]]. Year 1701 of the [[Wikipedia:Swedish calendar|Swedish calendar]] was a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Tuesday|common year starting on Tuesday]], one weekday ahead of the Julian calendar.
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of the 11-day slower [[Julian calendar|Julian calendar]]. Year 1701 of the [[Wikipedia:Swedish calendar|Swedish calendar]] was a [[Wikipedia:common year starting on Tuesday|common year starting on Tuesday]], one weekday ahead of the Julian calendar.
   
 
== Events of 1701 ==
 
== Events of 1701 ==
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* [[January 1]] - The first day of the [[Wikipedia:eighteenth century|eighteenth century]].
 
* [[January 1]] - The first day of the [[Wikipedia:eighteenth century|eighteenth century]].
 
* [[January 18]] - [[Wikipedia:Friedrich I of Prussia|Frederick I]] becomes King of [[Wikipedia:Prussia|Prussia]].
 
* [[January 18]] - [[Wikipedia:Friedrich I of Prussia|Frederick I]] becomes King of [[Wikipedia:Prussia|Prussia]].
*[[April 21]] - In [[Japan]], the young [[Wikipedia:daimyo|daimyo]] [[Wikipedia:Asano Naganori|Asano Naganori]] is ordered to commit [[Wikipedia:seppuku|seppuku]] (ritual suicide). A group of [[Wikipedia:47 samurai|47 samurai]] of his service begin planning to avenge his death.
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*[[April 21]] - In [[Japan|Japan]], the young [[Wikipedia:daimyo|daimyo]] [[Wikipedia:Asano Naganori|Asano Naganori]] is ordered to commit [[Wikipedia:seppuku|seppuku]] (ritual suicide). A group of [[Wikipedia:47 samurai|47 samurai]] of his service begin planning to avenge his death.
* [[May 23]] - After being convicted of murdering [[Wikipedia:William Moore (pirate)|William Moore]] and for [[Wikipedia:pirate|piracy]], Captain [[Wikipedia:William Kidd|William Kidd]] is hanged in [[London]].
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* [[May 23]] - After being convicted of murdering [[Wikipedia:William Moore (pirate)|William Moore]] and for [[Wikipedia:pirate|piracy]], Captain [[Wikipedia:William Kidd|William Kidd]] is hanged in [[London|London]].
* [[June 24]] - The [[Wikipedia:Act of Settlement 1701|Act of Settlement 1701]], by the [[Wikipedia:Parliament of England|Parliament of England]], becomes law. The crown of [[Great Britain]] passes to [[Wikipedia:Sophia, Electress of Hanover|Sophia]] and her descendants on the death of [[Wikipedia:Anne of Great Britain|Princess Anne]], the heiress presumptive to the throne after her brother in law, [[William III of England|King William III]].
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* [[June 24]] - The [[Wikipedia:Act of Settlement 1701|Act of Settlement 1701]], by the [[Wikipedia:Parliament of England|Parliament of England]], becomes law. The crown of [[Great Britain|Great Britain]] passes to [[Wikipedia:Sophia, Electress of Hanover|Sophia]] and her descendants on the death of [[Wikipedia:Anne of Great Britain|Princess Anne]], the heiress presumptive to the throne after her brother in law, [[William III of England|King William III]].
   
 
===July - December===
 
===July - December===
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* [[July 24]] - [[Wikipedia:Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] is founded.
 
* [[July 24]] - [[Wikipedia:Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] is founded.
* [[September 16]] - Prince [[Wikipedia:James Francis Edward Stuart|James Francis Edward Stuart]] becomes the new claimant to the thrones of [[Scotland]] as King James VIII and [[England]] as King James III.
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* [[September 16]] - Prince [[Wikipedia:James Francis Edward Stuart|James Francis Edward Stuart]] becomes the new claimant to the thrones of [[Scotland|Scotland]] as King James VIII and [[England|England]] as King James III.
 
* [[October 9]] - The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed [[Wikipedia:Yale University|Yale University]]) is chartered in [[Wikipedia:Old Saybrook, Connecticut|Old Saybrook]].
 
* [[October 9]] - The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed [[Wikipedia:Yale University|Yale University]]) is chartered in [[Wikipedia:Old Saybrook, Connecticut|Old Saybrook]].
   
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* [[November 27]] - [[Wikipedia:Anders Celsius|Anders Celsius]], Swedish astronomer (died [[1744]])
 
* [[November 27]] - [[Wikipedia:Anders Celsius|Anders Celsius]], Swedish astronomer (died [[1744]])
   
: ''See also [[:Category: 1701 births|1701 births]].''
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: ''See also [[:Category: 1701 births| 1701 births]].''
   
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[October 3]] - [[Wikipedia:Joseph Williamson|Joseph Williamson]], English politician (born [[1633]])
 
*[[October 3]] - [[Wikipedia:Joseph Williamson|Joseph Williamson]], English politician (born [[1633]])
 
*[[November 5]] - [[Wikipedia:Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield|Charles Gerard]], French-born English politician (born c.[[1659]])
 
*[[November 5]] - [[Wikipedia:Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield|Charles Gerard]], French-born English politician (born c.[[1659]])
 
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: ''See also [[:Category: 1701 deaths|1701 deaths]].''
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: ''See also [[:Category: 1701 deaths| 1701 deaths]].''
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==

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