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Chiloé Archipelago experiences the beginning of the Huilliche rebellion. Read More
February 30 is temporarily adopted by Sweden in order to adjust the Swedish Calendar back to the Julian calendar.
The capital of Russia is moved from Moscow to St Petersburg by Peter the Great. Read More
The crowning of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI as the King of Hungary takes place. Read More
A combined Dutch-Austrian force is defeated by the French in the Battle of Denain. Read More
The Catholic cantons are defeated by reformed Swiss cantons in the Battle of Villmergen.
Denmark and Saxony are defeated by Sweden in the Battle of Gadebusch. Read More