1707 in History – What happened in year 1707

In history, year 1707 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1707.

Know what happened in 1707:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
28 OctoberThe Hoei earthquake ruptured all of the segments of the Nankaimegathrust simultaneously—the only earthquake known to have donethis—with an estimated magnitude of 8.6 ML.
20 AugustThe first Siege of Pensacola came to an end with the Britishabandoning their attempt to capture Pensacola in Spanish Florida.
01 MayUnder the terms of the Acts of Union, the Kingdoms of England and Scotland merged to form the Kingdom of Great Britain, a single kingdom encompassing the entire island of Great Britain with a single parliament and government based in Westminster.
22 OctoberIn one of the worst maritime disasters in the history of theBritish Isles, more than 1,400 sailors on four Royal Navy ships werelost in stormy weather off the Isles of Scilly.
28 OctoberThe Hoei earthquake ruptured all of the segments of the Nankaimegathrust simultaneously—the only earthquake known to have donethis—with an estimated magnitude of 8.6 ML.
20 AugustThe first Siege of Pensacola came to an end with the Britishabandoning their attempt to capture Pensacola in Spanish Florida.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1707:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayJean-Baptiste Barrière / Composer / France
07 SeptemberGeorges-Louis Leclerc / Author / France
10 AprilMichel Corrette / Composer / France
15 AprilLeonhard Euler / Mathematician / Switzerland
18 DecemberCharles Wesley / Composer / United Kingdom
22 AprilHenry Fielding / Novelist / United Kingdom
23 MayCarl Linnaeus / Physician / Sweden
25 February Carlo Goldoni / Composer / Italy

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