Augustus II dies and is succeeded by Alexander Ferdinand.
Américo Thomaz and Marcello Caetano are deposed by the Armed Forces Movement, ending with the Portuguese New State dictactorship. Edward III becomes King of Portugal and the Portuguese Commonwealth is formed.
Francisco Franco dies and the Falangism in Spain collapses. Juan Carlos becomes King of Spain.
Catalonia declares offically its independence from Spain.
Alexander Ferdinand dies and is succeeded by Francis William.