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Historical Events In 1706

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1706.  

Jan 26   In the year 1706 guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

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

Feb 12   Josef Christian, German sculptor in the year 1706.  

Feb 13   Battle at Fraustadt Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen in the year 1706.  

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1706 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 in the year 1706.  

Apr 19   In the year 1706 galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies  

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   In the year 1706 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   Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups) in the year 1706.  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1706 franz Habermann, composer  

Sep 20   Pierre Verdier, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1706.  

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

Sep 24   Treaty of Altranst├Ądt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen on this day in history.  

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

Oct 18   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1706 carlo Cecere, composer  

Nov 13   Godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies in the year 1706.  

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   Ch├┤telet, la belle Emilie, French writer in the year 1706.  

Dec 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1706.  

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   In the year 1706 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   On this day in history birth of george Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)  

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

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   Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649) died in the year 1706.  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1706 death of charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638)  

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

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

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

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