On This Day

What Happened in 1706

Historical Events

  • Feb 13 Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia and Saksen
  • Mar 8 Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established
  • Apr 29 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne and Bavaria
  • May 23 Battle of Ramillies during War of the Spanish Succession.: John Churchill (1st Duke of Marlborough) defeats French; 17,000 killed
  • Sep 24 Treaty of Altranst├Ądt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen

World Leaders in 1706

Famous People in 1706