What Happened on March 8, 1702

Historical Events

Historic Event

James II's daughter Anne Stuart becomes Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland following the death of William III

Famous Birthdays

Anne BonnyAnne Bonny (1702-1782)

Irish Caribbean pirate and lover of Calico Jack [date of birth is approximate], born in Kinsale, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • John de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69

William IIIWilliam III (1650-1702)

William of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, dies of pneumonia at 51


1702 Highlights

About March 8, 1702

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 320 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces