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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 26 » The 8.7–9.2 Mw Cascadia earthquake takes place off the west coast of North America, as evidenced by Japanese records.
  • February 27 » The island of New Britain is discovered by Europeans.
  • February 28 » Today is followed by March 1 in Sweden, thus creating the Swedish calendar.
  • March 1 » Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar, in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar, reverts to the Julian calendar on this date in 1712, and introduces the Gregorian calendar on this date in 1753.

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 2, 1700 at Delpher


Born on January 2

Died on January 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1700
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Joannes
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Jacob
  • Jean
  • Johannes
  • Petrus
  • Pierre
  • Gerrit
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Johann
Names that were popular for girls in 1700
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Catharina
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Johanna
  • Joanna
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Anne
  • Jeanne
  • Aaltje
  • Adriana