Act of Union with Scotland becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England
and Scotland into one country.
April 25 - Allied austriacist army is defeated by borbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in
the War of the Spanish Succession.
May 1 - Union of the Parliaments of Scotland and England forms the Kingdom of
Great Britain (See: 1707 Act of Union).
October 23 - First Parliament of Great Britain.Births
February 1 - Frederick
, Prince of Wales.
February 25 - Carlo Goldoni
April 15 - Leonhard Euler
, (Swiss mathematician).
April 22 - Henry Fielding
, author (+ 1754).
May 23 - Carolus Linnaeus
, Swedish botanist (+ 1778).
August 25 - King Louis
September 7 - Georges-Louis Leclerc
, Comte de Buffon, French philosopher ( 1788).Baptized
January 14 - Joanna Petronilla van den Hout
January 14 - Maria Catharina van den Hout
March 18 - Joanna Henricx
April 25 - Rumoldus Bernardus van den Houten
May 27 - Marquise de Montespan
, mistress of the French King Louis XIV.To my Homepage