On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1701

Historical Events

  • James Francis Edward Stuart "The Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland on the death of his father James II

Famous Deaths

  • James II of England and James VII of Scotland [Stuart], King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1685-88), dies at 68
1701 Highlights

About September 16, 1701

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 319 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo