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Historical Events In 1706

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Jan 17   In the year 1706 benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

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) in the year 1706.  

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 in the year 1706.  

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

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 in the year 1706.  

Apr 24   In the year 1706 giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

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

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

Sep 08   Romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1706.  

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

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

Oct 18   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa) in the year 1706.  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1706 carlo Cecere, composer  

Nov 13   In the year 1706 godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies  

Nov 16   Cornelis Evertsen, mutineer/ltalian-admiral of Zeeland, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history pedro II, king of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58  

Dec 17   On this day in history ch├┤telet, la belle Emilie, French writer  

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

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

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

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

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

Mar 01   Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (b. 1632) died in the year 1706.  

Mar 03   In the year 1706 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   Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1666) died in the year 1706.  

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