Events in History in 1706

  • Feb 13 Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia and Saxon forces, one of Swedish's Greatest victories in the Great Northern War
  • Mar 8 Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established
  • Apr 29 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne and Bavaria

Victory in Battle

May 23 Battle of Ramillies during War of the Spanish Succession.: John Churchill (1st Duke of Marlborough) defeats French; 17,000 killed

Treaty of Interest

Sep 24 Treaty of Altranstädt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen; Augustus renounces his claims to the Polish throne and his alliance with Russia