1707


1707

Year 1707 (MDCCVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). Year 1707 of the Swedish calendar was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian calendar.

Events of PAGENAME

January - June


* January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal.
* January 16 - The Treaty (or Act) of Union of the two Kingdoms of Scotland and England is ratified by the Scottish Parliament.
* March 19 - The Act of Union with Scotland is ratified by the English Parliament.
* May 1 - The Acts of Union becomes law, uniting the Parliaments of the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland to form the Parliament of a united Kingdom of Great Britain.
* April 25 - The Allied army is defeated by the Bourbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.

July - December


* October 22 - Four British Royal Navy ships run aground near Scilly Isles because of faulty navigation; Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell and thousands of sailors drown.
* October 23 - The Parliament of the Kingdom of Great Britain first sits in London.
*December 16 - The last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji begins in Japan.
* December 24 - The first British Governor of Gibraltar, directly appointed by Queen Anne, Roger Elliott, takes up residence in the Convent of the Franciscan Friars.
* December - Charles XII of Sweden launches his campaign to conquer Russia, marching to the east from Leipzig with 60,000 coalition forces. Another 16,000 is waiting on the outskirts of Riga, guarding the Swedish supply lines.

Undated

* A fortress is founded on the future site of Ust-Abakanskoye (modern Abakan).
* The Lao empire of Lan Xang officially ends and splits into the kingdoms of Vientiane, Luang Prabang, and Champasak.
* Hacienda Juriquilla is built in Queretaro, Mexico.

Births


* January 13 - John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork, Irish writer (d. 1762)
* February 1 - Frederick, Prince of Wales (d. 1751)
* February 14 - Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French novelist (d. 1777)
* February 25 - Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright (d. 1793)
* March 7 - Stephen Hopkins, founding father of the United States (d. 1785)
* March 14 - Johan Ihre, Swedish philologist and historical linguist (d. 1780)
* March 23 - Henry Somerset, 3rd Duke of Beaufort (d. 1745)
* April 10 - John Pringle, Scottish physician (d. 1782)
* April 15 - Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician and physicist (d. 1783)
* April 22 - Henry Fielding, British novelist and dramatist (d. 1754)
* May 1 - Michael Rogers, British soldier (d. 1799)
* May 12 - Francisco Salzillo, Spanish sculptor (d. 1781)
* May 23 - Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778)
* August 14 - Johann August Ernesti, German theologian and philologist (d. 1781)
* August 24 - Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, English Methodist leader (d. 1791)
* August 25 - King Louis of Spain (d. 1724)
* September - Nathan Alcock, English physician (d. 1779)
* September 5 - John Forbes, British general (died 1759)
* September 7 - Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French scientist (d. 1788)
* December 18 - Charles Wesley, English Methodist leader, brother of John Wesley (d. 1788)
*"date unknown" - Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, Italian rabbi, mystic, and philosopher (d. 1746)
*"probable" William Hoare, English painter (d. 1792)

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Deaths


* January 8 - John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)
* January 10 - Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621)
* January 20 - Humphrey Hody, English theologian (b. 1659)
* March 3 - Aurangzeb, Mughal Emperor of India (b. 1618)
* April 6 - William van de Velde, the Younger, Dutch painter (b. 1633)
* April 29 - George Farquhar, Irish dramatist (b. 1677)
* May 9 - Dieterich Buxtehude, German composer (b. c. 1637)
* May 27 - Marquise de Montespan, mistress of King Louis XIV of France (b. 1641)
* June 23 - John Mill, English theologian (b. c. 1645)

* August 18 - William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (b. 1640)
* August 20 - Nicolas Gigault, French organist and composer (b. 1627)
* September 15 - George Stepney, British poet and diplomat (b. 1663)
* September 24 - Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (b. 1642)
* October 22 - Sir Cloudesley Shovell, British admiral (b. 1650)
* December 1 - Jeremiah Clarke, English composer (b. 1674)
* December 24 - Noël Coypel, French painter (b. 1628)
* December 27 - Jean Mabillon, French palaeographer and diplomat (b. 1632)

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