1707 in History
January 1 Jacob V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal
April 25 Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese
April 29 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
May 1 England, Wales and Scotland form U.K. of Great Britain
June 13 Hungary declares itself independent under Ferenc Rakoczi II
August 22 Prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon
August 22 Sweden and Prussia sign military treaty
September 15 Rakoczi II and Czar Peter the Great sign social security agreement
October 17 German composer Johann S Bach marries his niece Maria Bach
November 22 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland