Historical Events For Year 1712

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February 10, 1712

Chiloé Archipelago experiences the beginning of the Huilliche rebellion. Read More

February 30, 1712

February 30 is temporarily adopted by Sweden in order to adjust the Swedish Calendar back to the Julian calendar.
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May 19, 1712

The capital of Russia is moved from Moscow to St Petersburg by Peter the Great. Read More

May 22, 1712

The crowning of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI as the King of Hungary takes place. Read More

July 24, 1712

A combined Dutch-Austrian force is defeated by the French in the Battle of Denain. Read More

July 24, 1712

The Catholic cantons are defeated by reformed Swiss cantons in the Battle of Villmergen.
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December 9, 1712

Denmark and Saxony are defeated by Sweden in the Battle of Gadebusch. Read More