On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1702

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Anne becomes Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland upon death of King William III

Queen of England Queen Anne
Queen of England
Queen Anne

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnne Bonny

Anne Bonny, Irish pirate (date of birth is approximate), born in Kinsale, Ireland (d. 1782)

Pirate Anne Bonny
Anne Bonny

Famous Deaths

  • John de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69
  • William III, Dutch King of England (1689-1702), dies at 51 [NS-Mar 19] (b. 1650)