1700s (decade)

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The 1700s decade ran from January 1, 1700, to December 31, 1709.

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1700

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Europe at the beginning of the 18th century

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1701[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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

1702[edit]

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Date unknown[edit]

  • Delaware is designated a separate colony.


1703[edit]

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Date unknown[edit]


1704[edit]

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July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1705[edit]

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November: Williamsburg Capitol (replica).

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  • 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 daimyō 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 thousands of gold pieces.


1706[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • The 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]

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Date unknown[edit]


1708[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1709[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


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References[edit]

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