1706 facts for kids
|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1670s 1680s 1690s – 1700s – 1710s 1720s 1730s|
|Years:||1703 1704 1705 – 1706 – 1707 1708 1709|
The year 1706 was a common year which started on a Friday.
- September 7 – War of Spanish Succession – The armies of Austria and Savoy defeat the French army at the Battle of Turin.
- January 17 – Benjamin Franklin, American philosopher, founding father and inventor (d. 1790)
- March 3 – Johann Pachelbel, German composer (b. 1653)
- December 9 – King Peter II of Portugal (b. 1648)
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May 23: Battle of Ramillies.
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