Historical Events in January 1700

Gregory Conquers Julius Caesar

Jan 1 Protestant Western Europe (except England) begins using the Gregorian calendar

  • Jan 1 Russia begins using the Anno Domini era and no longer uses the Anno Mundi era of the Byzantine Empire
  • Jan 26 The magnitude 8.7-9.2 Cascadia earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records