1700s (decade)

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1700s, ordered by year.

1700[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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Ongoing[edit]

1701[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • English agriculturalist Jethro Tull invents a drill for planting seeds in rows.
  • The Philharmonic Society (Academia philharmonicorum) is established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1702[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • Delaware designated a separate colony.

1703[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

July 29: Daniel Defoe
November 24: Great Storm of 1703

Date unknown[edit]


1704[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1705[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

November: Williamsburg Capitol (replica).

Date unknown[edit]

  • Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. It is completed in 1724.
  • Taichung City, Taiwan is founded as the village of Dadun.
  • With the interest paid from daimyo loans, the Konoike buy a tract of ponds and swampland, turn the land into rice paddies and settle 480 households numbering perhaps 2,880 peasants on the land.
  • The Shogunate confiscates the property of a merchant in Osaka "for conduct unbecoming a member of the commercial class". The government seizes 50 pairs of gold screens, 360 carpets, several mansions, 48 granaries and warehouses scattered around the country and hundreds of thoudands of gold pieces.

1706[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • English Parliament establishes the first turnpike trusts which place a length of road under the control of trustees drawn from local landowners and traders. The turnpike trusts borrow capital for road maintenance against the security of tolls and this arrangement becomes the common method of road maintenance for the next 150 years.

1707[edit]

January–June[edit]

The Isles of Scilly, scene of the naval disaster in October 1707.

July–December[edit]

Mount Fuji, last erupts in December 1707.

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1708[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1709[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


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