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|Minguo calendar||210 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2245|
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Year 1702 (MDCCII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Wednesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
- January 12 – In North America, ships from Fort Maurepas arrive at Twenty-Seven Mile Bluff to build Fort Louis de la Mobile (future Mobile, Alabama) to become the capital of French Louisiana.
- March 8 (O.S.) – William III of England dies of complications following a fall from his horse on February 20; his sister-in-law Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. Anne is the mother of 17 children by her husband Prince George of Denmark and Norway but none will survive childhood and she will die without heir to enable the Hanoverian Succession. The States-General of the Netherlands do not appoint a new stadtholder and so the Dutch Republic become a true republic again.
- March 11 (O.S.) – The first regular English language national newspaper, The Daily Courant, is published for the first time in Fleet Street in the City of London; it covers only foreign news.
- May – Warsaw is conquered by Charles XII of Sweden.
- May 14 (N.S.) – The War of the Spanish Succession widens, as war is declared on France by the Grand Alliance (Kingdom of England, Dutch Republic and Holy Roman Empire).
- June – Queen Anne's Captain-General John Churchill forces the surrender of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine.
- July 19 (July 8 O.S.; July 9 Swedish calendar) – Battle of Klissow: Charles XII of Sweden decisively defeats the Polish–Lithuanian-Saxon army.
- September – Churchill forces the surrender of Venlo on the Meuse River.
- Sir George Rooke fails to take Cadiz, but captures a Spanish treasure fleet and destroys French and Spanish warships. Churchill forces the surrender of Liège.
- Battle of Flint River: failed attack by Spanish and Apalachee Indian forces against Creek Indians supported by English traders in what is now the state of Georgia.
- October 10 – Siege of St. Augustine opens: English forces besiege St. Augustine in Spanish Florida. First major action in Queen Anne's War in North America.
- October 27 – English troops plunder St. Augustine in Spanish Florida.
- December 14 – John Churchill is created duke of Marlborough.
- December 30 – Siege of St. Augustine lifted.
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- Delaware designated a separate colony.
- January 14 – Emperor Nakamikado of Japan (d. 1737)
- February 10 – Carlo Marchionni, Italian architect (d. 1786)
- March 4 – Jack Sheppard, British burglar and escapee (d. 1724)
- March 27 – Johann Ernst Eberlin, German composer (d. 1762)
- May 2 – Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)
- June 26 – Philip Doddridge, English religious leader (d. 1751)
- July 31 – Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary and painter (d. 1768)
- August 15 – Francesco Zuccarelli, painter, elected to the Venetian Academy in 1763 (d. 1788)
- November 5 – Grégoire Orlyk, Ukrainian-born French Lieutenant General (d. 1759)
- March 8
- April 23 – Margaret Fell, English Quaker leader (b. 1614)
- April 27 – Jean Bart, French admiral (b. 1651)
- May 27 – Dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628)
- September 28 – Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland, English statesman (b. 1640)
- November 4 – John Benbow, English admiral (b. 1653)