On This Day

What Happened in April 1706

Historical Events

  • Apr 29 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne and Bavaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 24 Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian Conventual Franciscan friar and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1784)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 10 Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1666)
  • Apr 19 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War), dies at 83