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Born on Tuesday May 17, 1701
Died on Tuesday May 17, 1701

Source: Delpher (KB | national library) Newspapers from May 17, 1701 at Delpher


Born on May 17

Died on May 17

Names that were popular for boys in 1701
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Johannes
  5. Pieter
  6. Petrus
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Jacobus
  10. Jean
  11. Hendrik
  12. Gerrit
  13. John
  14. Johann
  15. Pierre
  16. Thomas
Names that were popular for girls in 1701
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Cornelia
  8. Neeltje
  9. Johanna
  10. Jannetje
  11. Anne
  12. Grietje
  13. Elizabeth
  14. Mary
  15. Trijntje
  16. Petronella

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1701
  • 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 18 » Frederick I crowns himself King of Prussia in Königsberg.
  • May 23 » After being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London.
  • July 9 » A Bourbon force under Nicolas Catinat withdraws from a smaller Habsburg force under Prince Eugene of Savoy in the Battle of Carpi.
  • July 24 » Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds the trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit.
  • September 16 » James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
  • October 9 » The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook.