Historical Events in May 1701

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  • May 12 Drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)
  • May 15 The War of the Spanish Succession begins.

BattleExecution

May 23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore.

Pirate Legend William Kidd
Pirate Legend
William Kidd