1705 in History – What happened in year 1705

✅ Published on March 29th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1705 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1705.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1705 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 JanuaryGeorge Frederick Handel premiered "Almeira" in Hamburg.
23 AprilRichard Steele premiered "Tender Husband" in London.
05 MayJoseph I. Roman emperor succeeded because of his father.
01 OctoberParliament announced that Rak ji would be made king after Hungary became independent.
23 NovemberNicholas Rowe's play "Ulysses" premiered in London.
29 DecemberProper Joyot's "Yidomono" premiered in Paris.


Famous birthdays in the year 1705:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 March William Murray / Politician / Scotland
05 NovemberLouis-Gabriel Guillemain / Violinist / France
07 SeptemberMatthäus Günther / Painter / Germany
12 AprilWilliam Cookworthy / Politician / United Kingdom
14 January Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier / Explorer / France
15 February Charles-André van Loo / Painter / France
20 February Nicolas Chédeville / Composer / France
21 February Edward Hawke / Politician / United Kingdom
23 OctoberMaximilian Ulysses Browne / Field Marshal / Austria
23 NovemberThomas Birch / Author / United Kingdom
23 JulyFrancis Blomefield / Author / United Kingdom
24 SeptemberCount Leopold Joseph von Daun / Field Marshal / Austria
28 SeptemberHenry Fox / Politician / United Kingdom
28 SeptemberJohann Peter Kellner / Composer / Germany
29 NovemberMichael Christian Festing / Composer / United Kingdom
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