On This Day

May 1702 in History

Events in History

  • May 14 England & Netherlands declare war on France & Spain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 14 Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Warsaw

King of Sweden Charles XII
King of Sweden
Charles XII

Birthdays in History

  • May 2 Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German Lutheran theologian, born in Göppingen, Germany (d. 1782)

Deaths in History

  • May 27 Dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628)