On This Day

What Happened in August 1726

Historical Events


AgreementTreaty of Interest

Aug 6 Treaty of Alliance between the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and the Russian Empire signed at Vienna

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI
  • Aug 9 Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 7 James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)
  • Aug 9 Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit priest and scientist, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1778)
  • Aug 26 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, born in Vienna (d. 1784)