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March 8, 1702 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Queen of England Anne Stuart
Queen of England
Anne Stuart
King of England William III
King of England
William III

Birthdays in History


Person of interestAnne Bonny

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

Pirate Anne Bonny
Pirate
Anne Bonny

Deaths in History

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

Person of interestWilliam III

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

King of England William III
King of England
William III

1702 in History