On This Day

What Happened in March 1706

Historical Events

  • Mar 8 Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 4 Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759)
  • Mar 6 George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 1 Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin, dies at 73

Johann Pachelbel

Mar 9 Johann Pachelbel, German composer and organist (Canon in D), dies at 52