1700 in History



January 1 Protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar
January 1 Russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar
February 19 Last day of Julian calendar in Denmark
February 27 Pacific Island of New Britain discovered
March 25 England, France and Netherlands ratify 2nd Extermination treaty
May 7 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
June 17 Mass orders priest to leave the colony
June 30 Gelderland goes on Gregorian calendar (tomorrow is 12/7/1700)
July 12 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700
July 13 Russian-Turkish peace
August 8 Denmark and Sweden sign peace treaty
August 18 Swedish, English and Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark
October 2 Spanish king Carlos II appoints Philip van Anjou, heir to throne
October 14 Rabbi Judah Hasid and Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem
November 16 Monarch of Brandenburg becomes king of Prussia
November 19 Battle at Narva: Swedish king Karel XII beats Russians
November 23 Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
November 30 King Charles XII of Sweden defeats Russia at Narva
November 30 Turkey declares war on Russia
November 30 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/IJsselstein go on Gregoria calendar
December 12 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
December 31 Frisia/Groningen adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 1/12/1701












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