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Historical Events In 1706

Friday, 22 March 2019

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 in the year 1706.  

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   In the year 1706 battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen  

Feb 27   John Evelyn, diarist, dies in the year 1706.  

Mar 03   Johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established in the year 1706.  

Mar 09   In the year 1706 johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52  

Apr 19   Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies in the year 1706.  

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

Apr 29   Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria in the year 1706.  

May 23   In the year 1706 battle of Ramillies-Marlborough defeats French; 17,000 killed  

Jun 10   In the year 1706 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   In the year 1706 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   In the year 1706 treaty of Altranst├Ądt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen  

Oct 06   In the year 1706 pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1706 andreas Werkmeister, composer, dies at 60  

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   Cornelis Evertsen, mutineer/ltalian-admiral of Zeeland, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Ch├┤telet, la belle Emilie, French writer on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1706 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

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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   Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor was born in the year 1706.  

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

Mar 06   George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792) was born in the year 1706.  

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

May 17   On this day in history birth of andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (d. 1780)  

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   In the year 1706 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 29   Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638) died in the year 1706.  

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

Mar 01   Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (b. 1632) died on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1706 johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52  

Mar 09   Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52 in the year 1706.  

Apr 10   Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1666) died in the year 1706.  

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