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Year '''1701''' ('''{{wp|Roman numerals|MDCCI}}''') was a {{wp|common year starting on Saturday}} (link will display the full calendar) of the {{wp|Gregorian calendar}} or a {{wp|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:
 
[http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/index.html?year=1701&country=20 Julian-1701]
 
[http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/index.html?year=1701&country=20 Julian-1701]
(Russia used the Julian calendar until {{wp|1919}}).
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(Russia used the Julian calendar until [[1919]]).
 
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of the 11-day slower {{wp|Julian calendar}}. Year 1701 of the {{wp|Swedish calendar}} was a {{wp|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 ==
   
[[Image:Captain Kidd (Pyle painting)-large.jpg|thumb|130px|right| {{wp|May 23}}: Capt. {{wp|William Kidd|Kidd}}]]
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[[Image:Captain Kidd (Pyle painting)-large.jpg|thumb|130px|right| [[May 23]]: Capt. [[Wikipedia:William Kidd|Kidd]]]]
   
 
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* {{wp|January 1}} - The first day of the {{wp|eighteenth century}}.
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* [[January 1]] - The first day of the [[Wikipedia:eighteenth century|eighteenth century]].
* {{wp|January 18}} - {{wp|Friedrich I of Prussia|Frederick I}} becomes King of {{wp|Prussia}}.
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* [[January 18]] - [[Wikipedia:Friedrich I of Prussia|Frederick I]] becomes King of [[Wikipedia:Prussia|Prussia]].
*{{wp|April 21}} - In {{wp|Japan}}, the young {{wp|daimyo}} {{wp|Asano Naganori}} is ordered to commit {{wp|seppuku}} (ritual suicide). A group of {{wp|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.
* {{wp|May 23}} - After being convicted of murdering {{wp|William Moore (pirate)|William Moore}} and for {{wp|pirate|piracy}}, Captain {{wp|William Kidd}} is hanged in {{wp|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]].
* {{wp|June 24}} - The {{wp|Act of Settlement 1701}}, by the {{wp|Parliament of England}}, becomes law. The crown of {{wp|Great Britain}} passes to {{wp|Sophia, Electress of Hanover}} and her descendants on the death of {{wp|Anne of Great Britain|Princess Anne}}, the heiress presumptive to the throne after her brother in law, {{wp|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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* {{wp|July 24}} - {{wp|Detroit, Michigan}} is founded.
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* [[July 24]] - [[Wikipedia:Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] is founded.
* {{wp|September 16}} - Prince {{wp|James Francis Edward Stuart}} becomes the new claimant to the thrones of {{wp|Scotland}} as King James VIII and {{wp|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.
* {{wp|October 9}} - The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed {{wp|Yale University}}) is chartered in {{wp|Old Saybrook, Connecticut}}.
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* [[October 9]] - The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed [[Wikipedia:Yale University|Yale University]]) is chartered in [[Wikipedia:Old Saybrook, Connecticut|Old Saybrook]].
   
[[Image:Official Yale Shield.png|thumb|110px|right| {{wp|October 9|Oct. 9}}: {{wp|Yale}}]]
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[[Image:Official Yale Shield.png|thumb|110px|right| [[October 9|Oct. 9]]: [[Wikipedia:Yale|Yale]]]]
   
 
===Undated===
 
===Undated===
* The Philharmonic Society (''Academia philharmonicorum'') is established in {{wp|Ljubljana}}, Slovenia.
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* The Philharmonic Society (''Academia philharmonicorum'') is established in [[Wikipedia:Ljubljana|Ljubljana]], Slovenia.
*{{wp|Jethro Tull (agriculturist)}} invented a drill for planting seeds in rows.
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*[[Wikipedia:Jethro Tull (agriculturist)|Jethro Tull]] invented a drill for planting seeds in rows.
*{{wp|Pierre Antoine Motteux}}'s English translation of the novel ''{{wp|Don Quixote}}'' is first published. Motteux publishes it under the name ''Peter Motteux''. While popular among readers, it will eventually come to be known as one of the worst translations of the novel, totally betraying the spirit of {{wp|Miguel de Cervantes}}'s masterpiece.
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*[[Wikipedia:Pierre Antoine Motteux|Pierre Antoine Motteux]]'s English translation of the novel ''[[Wikipedia:Don Quixote|Don Quixote]]'' is first published. Motteux publishes it under the name ''Peter Motteux''. While popular among readers, it will eventually come to be known as one of the worst translations of the novel, totally betraying the spirit of [[Wikipedia:Miguel de Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes]]'s masterpiece.
   
 
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* {{wp|January 27}} - {{wp|Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim}}, German historian and theologian (died {{wp|1790}})
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* [[January 27]] - [[Wikipedia:Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim|Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim]], German historian and theologian (died [[1790]])
* {{wp|January 28}} - {{wp|Charles Marie de La Condamine}}, French mathematician and geographer (died {{wp|1774}})
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* [[January 28]] - [[Wikipedia:Charles Marie de La Condamine|Charles Marie de La Condamine]], French mathematician and geographer (died [[1774]])
* {{wp|February 14}} - {{wp|Enrique Florez}}, Spanish historian (died {{wp|1773}})
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* [[February 14]] - [[Wikipedia:Enrique Florez|Enrique Florez]], Spanish historian (died [[1773]])
* {{wp|March 18}} - {{wp|Niclas Sahlgren}}, Swedish merchant and philanthropist (died {{wp|1776}})
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* [[March 18]] - [[Wikipedia:Niclas Sahlgren|Niclas Sahlgren]], Swedish merchant and philanthropist (died [[1776]])
* {{wp|April 9}} - {{wp|Giambattista Nolli}}, Italian architect and surveyor (died {{wp|1756}})
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* [[April 9]] - [[Wikipedia:Giambattista Nolli|Giambattista Nolli]], Italian architect and surveyor (died [[1756]])
* {{wp|April 27}} - King {{wp|Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia}} (died {{wp|1773}})
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* [[April 27]] - King [[Wikipedia:Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia|Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia]] (died [[1773]])
* {{wp|May 14}} - {{wp|William Emerson}}, English mathematician (died {{wp|1782}})
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* [[May 14]] - [[Wikipedia:William Emerson|William Emerson]], English mathematician (died [[1782]])
* {{wp|August 4}} - {{wp|Thomas Blackwell}}, Scottish classical scholar (died {{wp|1757}})
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* [[August 4]] - [[Wikipedia:Thomas Blackwell|Thomas Blackwell]], Scottish classical scholar (died [[1757]])
* {{wp|October 15}} - {{wp|Marie-Marguerite d'Youville}}, Canadian saint (died {{wp|1771}})
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* [[October 15]] - [[Wikipedia:Marie-Marguerite d'Youville|Marie-Marguerite d'Youville]], Canadian saint (died [[1771]])
* {{wp|October 18}} - {{wp|Charles le Beau}}, French historian (died {{wp|1778}})
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* [[October 18]] - [[Wikipedia:Charles le Beau|Charles le Beau]], French historian (died [[1778]])
* {{wp|November 5}} - {{wp|Pietro Longhi}}, Venetian painter (died {{wp|1785}})
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* [[November 5]] - [[Wikipedia:Pietro Longhi|Pietro Longhi]], Venetian painter (died [[1785]])
* {{wp|November 10}} - {{wp|Johann Joseph Couven}}, German Baroque architect (died {{wp|1763}})
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* [[November 10]] - [[Wikipedia:Johann Joseph Couven|Johann Joseph Couven]], German Baroque architect (died [[1763]])
* {{wp|November 27}} - {{wp|Anders Celsius}}, Swedish astronomer (died {{wp|1744}})
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* [[November 27]] - [[Wikipedia:Anders Celsius|Anders Celsius]], Swedish astronomer (died [[1744]])
   
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: ''See also [[:Category: 1701 births| 1701 births]].''
   
 
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*{{wp|January 14}} - {{wp|Tokugawa Mitsukuni}}, Japanese warlord (born {{wp|1628}})
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*[[January 14]] - [[Wikipedia:Tokugawa Mitsukuni|Tokugawa Mitsukuni]], Japanese warlord (born [[1628]])
*{{wp|March 15}} - {{wp|Jean Renaud de Segrais}}, French writer (born {{wp|1624}})
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*[[March 15]] - [[Wikipedia:Jean Renaud de Segrais|Jean Renaud de Segrais]], French writer (born [[1624]])
*{{wp|April 4}} - {{wp|Joseph Haines}}, English entertainer and author
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*[[April 4]] - [[Wikipedia:Joseph Haines|Joseph Haines]], English entertainer and author
*{{wp|April 21}} - {{wp|Asano Naganori}}, Japanese warlord (born {{wp|1667}})
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*[[April 21]] - [[Wikipedia:Asano Naganori|Asano Naganori]], Japanese warlord (born [[1667]])
*{{wp|May 23}} - {{wp|Captain William Kidd}}, Scottish pirate (born {{wp|1645}})
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*[[May 23]] - [[Wikipedia:Captain William Kidd|Captain William Kidd]], Scottish pirate (born [[1645]])
*{{wp|June 2}} - {{wp|Madeleine de Scudéry}}, French writer (born {{wp|1607}})
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*[[June 2]] - [[Wikipedia:Madeleine de Scudéry|Madeleine de Scudéry]], French writer (born [[1607]])
*{{wp|July 7}} - {{wp|William Stoughton (Massachusetts)|William Stoughton}}, American judge at the Salem witch trials (born {{wp|1631}})
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*[[July 7]] - [[Wikipedia:William Stoughton (Massachusetts)|William Stoughton]], American judge at the Salem witch trials (born [[1631]])
*{{wp|August 20}} - {{wp|Charles Sedley}}, English playwright (born{{wp|1639}})
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*[[August 20]] - [[Wikipedia:Charles Sedley|Charles Sedley]], English playwright (born[[1639]])
*{{wp|August 22}} - {{wp|John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath}}, English royalist statesman (born {{wp|1628}})
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*[[August 22]] - [[Wikipedia:John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath|John Granville]], English royalist statesman (born [[1628]])
*{{wp|September 15}} - {{wp|Edmé Boursault}}, French writer (born {{wp|1638}})
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*[[September 15]] - [[Wikipedia:Edmé Boursault|Edmé Boursault]], French writer (born [[1638]])
*{{wp|September 16}} - King {{wp|James II of England}}/{{wp|James VII of Scotland}} (born {{wp|1633}})
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*[[September 16]] - King [[Wikipedia:James II of England|James II of England]]/[[Wikipedia:James VII of Scotland|James VII of Scotland]] (born [[1633]])
*{{wp|October 3}} - {{wp|Joseph Williamson}}, English politician (born {{wp|1633}})
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*[[October 3]] - [[Wikipedia:Joseph Williamson|Joseph Williamson]], English politician (born [[1633]])
*{{wp|November 5}} - {{wp|Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield}}, French-born English politician (born c.{{wp|1659}})
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*[[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]].''
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==

Revision as of 04:15, 27 June 2009

For other uses, see: 1701.
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  - 1700s -  1710s  1720s  1730s

Years: 1698 1699 1700 - 1701 - 1702 1703 1704
1701 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
Countries:  
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
BirthsDeathsMarriages

Year 1701 (MDCCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday [1] of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. Year 1701 of the Swedish calendar was a common year starting on Tuesday, one weekday ahead of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1701

File:Captain Kidd (Pyle painting)-large.jpg

May 23: Capt. Kidd

January - June

July - December

Oct. 9: Yale

Undated

  • The Philharmonic Society (Academia philharmonicorum) is established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Jethro Tull invented a drill for planting seeds in rows.
  • Pierre Antoine Motteux's English translation of the novel Don Quixote is first published. Motteux publishes it under the name Peter Motteux. While popular among readers, it will eventually come to be known as one of the worst translations of the novel, totally betraying the spirit of Miguel de Cervantes's masterpiece.

Births

1701 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1701
MDCCI

Ab urbe condita 2454
Armenian calendar 1150
ԹՎ ՌՃԾ
Bahá'í calendar -143 – -142
Buddhist calendar 2245
Coptic calendar 1417 – 1418
Ethiopian calendar 1693 – 1694
Hebrew calendar 5461 5462
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1756 – 1757
 - Shaka Samvat 1623 – 1624
 - Kali Yuga 4802 – 4803
Holocene calendar 11701
Iranian calendar 1079 – 1080
Islamic calendar 1112 – 1113
Japanese calendar Genroku 14


(元禄 14年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2361
(皇紀2361年)
Julian calendar 1746
Korean calendar 4034
Thai solar calendar 2244
See also 1701 births.

Deaths

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Notes

  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1701 (Russia)" (full Julian calendar), webpage: Julian-1701 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).


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