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Historical Events Happened In 1706

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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

Jan 17   On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and scientist  

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

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

Feb 12   Josef Christian, German sculptor on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies  

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

Apr 29   On this day in history emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history john Dollond, owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens  

Jul 21   On this day in history pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)  

Sep 08   On this day in history romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53  

Sep 20   On this day in history franz Habermann, composer  

Sep 20   On this day in history pierre Verdier, composer, dies at 79  

Sep 21   Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- ) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history andreas Werkmeister, composer, dies at 60  

Nov 07   On this day in history carlo Cecere, composer  

Nov 13   On this day in history godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies  

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   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)  

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

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

Feb 12   Josef Christian, German sculptor was born on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759)  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of george Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)  

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

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   On this day in history death of adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)  

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

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   On this day in history johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52  

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