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Detail from the fresco “The Sendlinger Bauernschlacht 1705” by Wilhelm Lindenschmit the Elder at the old parish church of St. Margaret in Munich-Sendling
In the Sendlinger murder Christmas are over 1000 Bavarian insurgents slaughtered by the imperial Imperial Army.
Bust of Edmond Halley in the museum of the Royal Greenwich Observatory
Edmund Halley calculates the orbit of the comet later named after him .
Title page of the "Relations Courier" from 1705
The Hildesheim Relations Courier appears for the first time.
1705 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1153/54 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1697/98 (turn of the year 10/11 September)
Bengali solar calendar 1110/11 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2248/49 (southern Buddhism); 2247/48 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 73rd (74th) cycle

Year of the Wood Rooster乙酉 ( at the beginning of the year Wood Monkey 甲申)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1067/68 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4038/39 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1083/84
Islamic calendar 1116/17 (turn of the year April 24/25)
Jewish calendar 5465/66 (September 18-19)
Coptic calendar 1421/22 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 880/881
Seleucid era Babylon: 2015/16 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2016/17 (New Year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1761/62 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

War of Spanish Succession and Bavarian popular uprising

Jean Baptiste Martin: The Battle of Cassano
Siege of Barcelona

Great Northern War

Engraving of the Battle of the Walled Courtyard
The coronation of Stanislaus Leszczyński

Other events in Europe

North africa

City rights and first documentary mentions


Sedan chair of the Ratschaisträger in the Dresden Transport Museum
  • June 15 : In Dresden the government decrees the first public transport : Johann Friedrich Landsberger, head of the alms office, encourages transport by litter carriers , whose surpluses should benefit the poor.
Title page of the Relations Courier from 1705
Privilege decree of Count Johann Philipp von Isenburg-Offenbach for the Huguenots in Offenbach am Main

science and technology

Title page from 1705


Title page of the libretto




Historical maps and views

Gothenburg 1705


The singer Farinelli

First quarter

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of birth unknown


First quarter

Sophie Charlotte's
sarcophagus in the Berlin Cathedral

Second quarter

Sarcophagus of Leopold I in the Vienna Capuchin Crypt . His heart was buried separately and is in the Loreto Chapel of the Augustinian Church in Vienna .

Third quarter

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of death unknown

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