On This Day

What Happened in September 1706

Historical Events

  • Sep 24 Treaty of Altranstädt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 20 František Václav Habermann, Czech composer, born in Lázně Kynžvart, Czech Republic (d. 1783)
  • Sep 21 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1796)
  • Sep 21 Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Queen consort of Sardinia, born in Langenschwalbach, Hesse (d. 1735)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Romanus Weichlein, Austrian composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 20 Pierre Verdier, French composer working in Sweden, dies at 79