1707 events in history

Jan 1 John V is crowned King of Portugal
Jan 16 The Scottish Parliament ratifies the Act of Union, paving the way for the creation of Great Britain
Mar 24 The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain
Apr 25 The Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession
May 1 The Act of Union joins the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain
Aug 20 The first Siege of Pensacola comes to end with the failure of the British to capture Pensacola, Florida
Oct 22 Scilly naval disaster: four British Royal Navy ships run aground near the Isles of Scilly because of faulty navigation. Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell and thousands of sailors drown
Oct 23 The first Parliament of Great Britain meets
Oct 28 The 1707 Hōei earthquake causes more than 5,000 deaths in Honshu, Shikoku and Kyūshū, Japan
Nov 30 The second Siege of Pensacola comes to end with the failure of the British to capture Pensacola, Florida
Dec 16 Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan