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January 1, 1707
John V becomes King of Portugal as well as the Algarves in Lisbon.
January 16, 1707
The Parliament of Scotland ratifies the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England.
March 3, 1707
The disintegration of India's Mughal Empire is precipitated by the death of Aurangzeb.
March 19, 1707
The Parliament of England ratifies the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England.
April 25, 1707
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.
May 1, 1707
The Kingdoms of Scotland and England are combined into a single United Kingdom of Great Britain upon the ratification of the Treaty of Union.
Jul 29 - Aug 21, 1707
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.
October 23, 1707
The first meeting of the Parliament of the Kingdom of Great Britain takes place in London.
October 28, 1707
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.
December 16, 1707
Mount Fuji's last recorded eruption takes place in Japan.
December 24, 1707
Roger Elliott is appointed the first British Governor of Gibraltar by Queen Anne and takes up residence in the Convent of the Franciscan Friars.