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The Treaty of Stockholm is signed between Sweden and Prussia during the Great Northern War.
The War of the Quadruple Alliance ends as Spain, Britain, France, Austria and the Dutch Republic sign the Treaty of The Hague.
Frederick I is elected by Riksdag of the Estates as the new King of Sweden. Read More
An attempt to curb excesses of the stock markets is made by the Lords Justice during the "South Sea Bubble" in Great Britain.
Prices for the South Sea Company stock drops, marking the crash of the English stock market during the "South Sea Bubble".
The trial of pirate "Calico Jack" Rackham is held at Spanish Town in Jamaica. Read More