1707 (MDCCVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1707th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 707th year of the 2nd millennium, the 7th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1707, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
April 25: Spanish and French Bourbons win the Battle of Almansa in Spain.
1707 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1707
Ab urbe condita2460
Armenian calendar1156
Assyrian calendar6457
Balinese saka calendar1628–1629
Bengali calendar1114
Berber calendar2657
British Regnal yearAnn. 1 – 6 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar2251
Burmese calendar1069
Byzantine calendar7215–7216
Chinese calendar丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4404 or 4197
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4405 or 4198
Coptic calendar1423–1424
Discordian calendar2873
Ethiopian calendar1699–1700
Hebrew calendar5467–5468
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1763–1764
 - Shaka Samvat1628–1629
 - Kali Yuga4807–4808
Holocene calendar11707
Igbo calendar707–708
Iranian calendar1085–1086
Islamic calendar1118–1119
Japanese calendarHōei 4
Javanese calendar1630–1631
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4040
Minguo calendar205 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar239
Thai solar calendar2249–2250
Tibetan calendar阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
1833 or 1452 or 680
    — to —
(female Fire-Pig)
1834 or 1453 or 681

In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

Events edit

December 16: The last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji begins.

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Date unknown edit

  • The English Parliament establishes the first turnpike trusts, which place a length of road under the control of trustees, drawn from local landowners and traders. The turnpike trusts borrow capital for road maintenance against the security of tolls, and this arrangement becomes the common method of road maintenance for the next 150 years.
  • Battle of Yuraktau – The event that led to the strengthening of the Bashkir rebellion of 1704–1711

Births edit

Louis, Duke of Brittany (1707–1712) born 8 January
Giuseppe Bonito born 11 January
Pierre Adamoli born 5 August
Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon born 24 August
Johannes Browallius born 30 August
Pietro Rotari born 30 September
Charles Wesley born 18 December

January–March edit

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Deaths edit


References edit

  1. ^ Robert S. Rait, The Parliaments of Scotland (Maclehose, Jackson and Company, 1924) p.121
  2. ^ Payne, Stanley G. (1973). "Chapter 16: The Eighteenth-Century Bourbon Regime in Spain". A History of Spain and Portugal. Vol. 2. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0-299-06270-8. Retrieved 2008-04-17.
  3. ^ Acts of Union 1707 parliament.uk, accessed 31 December 2010.
  4. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 291. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
  5. ^ Ventura Pascual i Beltran, Datos para la historia del exterminio de Játiva en la Guerra de Sucesión (Associació d'Amics de la Costera, 1925) p. 177
  6. ^ a b "Battle of Poltava: Blunting the Swedish Empire", Warfare History Network