1700
Great Northern War.
End Spanish Hapsburgs.
Berlin Academy of Science.
Ammonium chloride.
Commode becomes popular.
Sam Sewall protests slavery.
Berlin taxes unmarried women.
Kabuki Theater, Japan.
Pope Innocent XII dies,
Pope Clement XI succeeds.
Late Baroque period.

1701
War of Spanish Succession.
James II of England dies.
University of Venice founded.
Yale College founded.
Detroit founded.
Captain Kidd hanged.

1702
William II dies.
Queen Anne.
France settle Alabama.
Asiento Guinea Company founded for slave trade.
Queen Anne originates sweepstakes.
Pantomime.
Eccl. History of New England.

1703
Delaware becomes colony.
Charles King of Spain.
St. Petersburg.
Samuel Pepys dies.
John Wesley born.
Jonathan Edwards born.
Buckingham Palace.

1704
France and Indians massacre inhabitants of Deerfield, Conn.
English take Gibralter.
Daniel Defoe in prison.
Boston Newsletter.
John Locke dies.
Maurice Quentin de Latour born
John Wood the Elder born.
J. S. Bach’s 1st cantata.
Handel: St. John Passion.

1705
England Navy takes Barcelona.
Halley predicts 1758 comet.
Royal Observatory, Berlin.
Thomas Birch born.
Farinelli born.

1706
Benjamin Franklin born.
The Evening Post, London.
Carriage springs invented.
Johann Joachim Kändler born.
Johann Pachelbel dies.

1707
England & Scotland unite into Great Britain.
British in Acadia, Canada.
Pulse rates identified.
High-pressure boiler.
Dresden porcelain.
Billiards.
Henry Fielding born.
Dietrich Buxtehude dies.
1st organ at Saxony.

1708
Albrecht von Haller born.
Lavinia Fenton born.
Collier's Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain.
Pompeo Batoni born.

1709
14,000 Germans immigrate to N. America.
Eau-de-Cologne invented.
1st Copyright Act, England
Samuel Johnson born.
Pianoforte.