1702 in History – What happened in year 1702

In history, year 1702 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1702.

Know what happened in 1702:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
19 July Great Northern War-A numerically superior Polish–Saxon armyof Augustus II the Strong, operating from an advantageous defensiveposition, was defeated by a Swedish army half its size in the Battle ofKlissow.
30 DecemberCarolina colonial governor James Moore abandoned the siegeagainst the Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Spanish Florida,and retreated to Charles Town in disgrace.
08 March Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway became the Queen ofEngland, Scotland and Ireland, succeeding William III.
08 MarchPrincess Anne of Denmark and Norway became the Queen ofEngland, Scotland and Ireland, succeeding William III.
19 JulyGreat Northern War-A numerically superior Polish–Saxon armyof Augustus II the Strong, operating from an advantageous defensiveposition, was defeated by a Swedish army half its size in the Battle of Klissow.
30 DecemberCarolina colonial governor James Moore abandoned the siegeagainst the Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Spanish Florida,and retreated to Charles Town in disgrace.
30 DecemberCarolina colonial governor James Moore abandoned the siegeagainst the Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Spanish Florida,and retreated to Charles Town in disgrace.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1702:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayFriedrich Christoph Oetinger / Theologian / Germany
04 March Jack Sheppard / Criminal / United Kingdom
06 January José de Nebra / Composer / Spain
10 January Johannes Zick / Painter / Germany
15 AugustFrancesco Zuccarelli / Academic / Italy
22 JulyAlessandro Besozzi / Composer / Italy
26 JunePhilip Doddridge / Writer / United Kingdom
27 March Johann Ernst Eberlin / Composer / Germany
31 JulyJean Denis Attiret / Painter / France

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