On This Day

Historical Events in March 1702

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Mar 8 Queen Anne becomes Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland upon death of King William III

Queen of England Anne Stuart
Queen of England
Anne Stuart
  • Mar 11 1st English daily newspaper "Daily Courant" publishes
  • Mar 19 James II's daughter Anne Stuart becomes Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland following the death of William III [O.S. 8 March]
  • Mar 21 Queen Anne addresses English parliament