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Historical Events Happened In 1706

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Jan 17   Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor on this day in history.  

Jan 17   The birth of Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and scientist on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 28   On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)  

Feb 12   On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor  

Feb 13   Battle at Fraustadt Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen  

Feb 27   On this day in history john Evelyn, diarist, dies  

Mar 03   On this day in history johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52  

Mar 08   Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

Apr 29   Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history battle of Ramillies-Marlborough defeats French; 17,000 killed  

Jun 10   John Dollond, owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Franz Habermann, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Pierre Verdier, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history jacob Wilhelm Lustig, composer  

Sep 24   On this day in history treaty of Altranstädt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen  

Oct 06   On this day in history pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )  

Oct 18   On this day in history baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)  

Oct 26   Andreas Werkmeister, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history carlo Cecere, composer  

Nov 13   Godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen, mutineer/ltalian-admiral of Zeeland, dies at 64  

Dec 09   Pedro II, king of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history chôtelet, la belle Emilie, French writer  

Dec 28   Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1706

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

Jan 28   John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of josef Christian, German sculptor  

Mar 04   Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 17   Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (d. 1780) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1706

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history death of charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638)  

Feb 27   John Evelyn, diarist, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history death of heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (b. 1632)  

Mar 03   On this day in history johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52  

Mar 09   Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history death of arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1666)