On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1700

Famous Deaths

  • John Dryden, English poet and playwright, first Poet Laureate (1668-1688), dies at 68
1700 Highlights

About May 1, 1700

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 320 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus