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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:
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Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1701 (MDCCIWp globe tiny.gif) was a common year starting on SaturdayWp globe tiny.gif (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendarWp globe tiny.gif or a common year starting on WednesdayWp globe tiny.gif [1] of the 11-day slower Julian calendarWp globe tiny.gif. Year 1701 of the Swedish calendarWp globe tiny.gif was a common year starting on TuesdayWp globe tiny.gif, one weekday ahead of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1701

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May 23Wp globe tiny.gif: Capt. KiddWp globe tiny.gif

January - June

July - December

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  • The Philharmonic Society (Academia philharmonicorum) is established in LjubljanaWp globe tiny.gif, Slovenia.
  • Jethro Tull (agriculturist)Wp globe tiny.gif invented a drill for planting seeds in rows.
  • Pierre Antoine MotteuxWp globe tiny.gif's English translation of the novel Don QuixoteWp globe tiny.gif 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 CervantesWp globe tiny.gif's masterpiece.


1701 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1701

Ab urbe condita 2454
Armenian calendar 1150
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
Julian calendar 1746
Korean calendar 4034
Thai solar calendar 2244
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  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1701 (Russia)" (full Julian calendar), webpage: Julian-1701 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919Wp globe tiny.gif).

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