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Historical Events In 1706

Sunday, 09 May 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1706 john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1706 romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53  

Sep 20   Franz Habermann, composer in the year 1706.  

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

Sep 21   Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, composer in the year 1706.  

Sep 24   Treaty of Altranst├Ądt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen in the year 1706.  

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

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

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

Nov 07   In the year 1706 carlo Cecere, composer  

Nov 13   In the year 1706 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 in the year 1706.  

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

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   John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) was born in the year 1706.  

Feb 12   In the year 1706 birth of josef Christian, German sculptor  

Mar 04   In the year 1706 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   In the year 1706 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   On this day in history guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 29   Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1706 john Evelyn, diarist, dies  

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

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

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

Apr 10   Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1666) died on this day in history.  

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