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Subject: 18th century, 1654, 1640, 1655, 1644
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1704 1705 170617071708 1709 1710
1707 by topic:
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1707 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1707
Ab urbe condita 2460
Armenian calendar 1156
Assyrian calendar 6457
Bahá'í calendar −137 – −136
Bengali calendar 1114
Berber calendar 2657
British Regnal year Ann. 1 – 6 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2251
Burmese calendar 1069
Byzantine calendar 7215–7216
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire Dog)
4403 or 4343
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4404 or 4344
Coptic calendar 1423–1424
Discordian calendar 2873
Ethiopian calendar 1699–1700
Hebrew calendar 5467–5468
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1763–1764
 - Shaka Samvat 1629–1630
 - Kali Yuga 4808–4809
Holocene calendar 11707
Igbo calendar 707–708
Iranian calendar 1085–1086
Islamic calendar 1118–1119
Japanese calendar Hōei 4
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4040
Minguo calendar 205 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2250

Year 1707 (MDCCVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. 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.



The Isles of Scilly, scene of the naval disaster in October 1707.


Mount Fuji, last erupts in December 1707.
  • December 24 – The first British Governor of Gibraltar, directly appointed by Queen Anne, Roger Elliott, takes up his residence in the Convent of the Franciscan Friars.
  • December – Charles XII of Sweden launches his campaign to conquer Russia, marching to the east from Leipzig with 60,000 coalition troops. Another 16,000 soldiers are waiting on the outskirts of Riga, guarding the Swedish supply lines.

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  1. ^ Payne, Stanley G. "Chapter 16: The Eighteenth-Century Bourbon Regime in Spain". A History of Spain and Portugal 2. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.  
  2. ^ Acts of Union 1707, accessed 31 December 2010.
  3. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 291.  
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