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John V becomes King of Portugal as well as the Algarves in Lisbon. Read More
The Parliament of Scotland ratifies the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Read More
The disintegration of India's Mughal Empire is precipitated by the death of Aurangzeb. Read More
The Parliament of England ratifies the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Read More
The allied forces of Portugal, England, and the Dutch Republic are defeated by the Bourbon army of Spain and France in the Battle of Almansa during the War of the Spanish Succession.
The Kingdoms of Scotland and England are combined into a single United Kingdom of Great Britain upon the ratification of the Treaty of Union.
The French fleet put out of action and the allies oblige to withdraw during the Battle of Toulon during the War of the Spanish Succession.
The first meeting of the Parliament of the Kingdom of Great Britain takes place in London.
The most powerful earthquake Japan experiences until 2011 takes place as the Hoei earthquake.
Charles XII of Sweden's first campaign to conquer Russia is launched. Read More
Mount Fuji's last recorded eruption takes place in Japan. Read More
Roger Elliott is appointed the first British Governor of Gibraltar by Queen Anne and takes up residence in the Convent of the Franciscan Friars.