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The Parliament of England is joined by Whig policy spokesman Robert Walpole. Read More
The 18th century begins on this day. Read More
The Gregorian calendar is adopted by parts of the Netherlands. Read More
The proclamation of Elector Frederick III as King Frederick I takes place as the Kingdom of Prussia is created from the electorate of Brandenburg-Prussia.
The international retaliation to the acceptance of the Spanish crown by Philip of Anjou's grandfather on his behalf in 1700 provokes the beginning of the War of the Spanish Succession.
The creation of Mecklenburg-Strelitz as a north German duchy takes place. Read More
An order is given to daimyo Asano Naganori to commit a ritual suicide, otherwise known as seppuku.
Captain William Kidd is found guilty of the murder of William Moore and for committing piracy and is is hanged in London.
The Parliament of England passes the Act of Settlement, excluding the Catholic Stuarts from the British monarchy.
The Great Northern War is escalated by an invasion of Poland by Charles XII of Sweden. Read More
The foundation of Fort Pontchartrain is laid in what is now Detroit, Michigan, later being renamed Fort Detroit.
War between the Iroquois Confederacy and New France and its allies ends after 100 years upon the signing of the Great Peace of Montreal.
Yale University is chartered as the Collegiate School of Connecticut in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
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