1706 in History – What happened in year 1706

In history, year 1706 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 1706.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1706:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 DecemberMartin, the founder of Puducherry and the first Governor General of the French colony in India, died.
13 FebruaryBattle over Frostd: Swedish army defeated Russia.
08 MarchThe princely state of Catalonia formed its mini-parliament and was presided over by King Carlos III of Spain.
29 AprilEmperor Joseph I was made king of Cologne and Bavaria.
23 MayPrince of John Churchill Marlborough) defeated France, killing 17,000 people.
22 JulyThe Treaty of Scotland and England agreed in London for ratification by national legislatures.
07 SeptemberWar of Spanish Succession - Turin forces of Austria and defeated France at the Battle of Savoy.

Famous birthdays in the year 1706:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
04 March Lauritz de Thurah / Architect / Denmark
06 March George Pocock / Admiral / United Kingdom
06 AprilLouis de Cahusac / Composer / France
07 January Johann Heinrich Zedler / Publisher / Germany
07 NovemberCarlo Cecere / Violinist / Italy
08 NovemberJohann Ulrich von Cramer / Philosopher / Germany
12 February Johann Joseph Christian / Sculptor / Germany
17 DecemberÉmilie du Châtelet / Mathematician / France
17 MayAndreas Felix von Oefele / Historian / Germany
17 January Benjamin Franklin / Publisher / United States of America
18 OctoberBaldassare Galuppi / Composer / Italy
21 JuneJohn Dollond / Astronomer / United Kingdom
24 AprilGiovanni Battista Martini / Pianist / Italy
28 January John Baskerville / Printer / United Kingdom

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