Historical Events in March 1702

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