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- January 23: Emperor Charles VI. raises the two counties of Vaduz and Schellenberg of Count Anton Florian of Liechtenstein at a principality under the name of Liechtenstein.
- The Cailaco rebellion in Timor begins.
- June: The South Sea Bubble, one of the first speculative bubbles begins in England.
- In order to reduce the growth of the black population and thus the risk of slave rebellions, South Carolina raises an import duty of 10 pounds for slaves from Africa and 30 pounds for slaves from the British West Indies.