Historical Events Happened In 1709
Friday, 24 June 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder
Jan 05 In the year 1709 sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
Jan 11 In the year 1709 colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London
Jan 22 On this day in history joseph Reipel, composer
Feb 01 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez in the year 1709.
Feb 02 In the year 1709 british sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe"
Feb 08 Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 in the year 1709.
Feb 12 In the year 1709 alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")
Feb 16 In the year 1709 charles Avison, composer
Mar 01 In the year 1709 josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
Mar 08 On this day in history william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62
Mar 09 Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat on this day in history.
Mar 27 Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1709 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England
Apr 26 Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on this day in history.
May 11 Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1709 gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65
Jun 25 Francesco Araja, composer on this day in history.
Jun 27 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava in the year 1709.
Jul 08 Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes on this day in history.
Jul 17 Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 On this day in history 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
Aug 08 On this day in history first known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
Sep 03 In the year 1709 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC
Sep 04 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies in the year 1709.
Sep 11 In the year 1709 battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France
Sep 11 English, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet in the year 1709.
Sep 11 On this day in history hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle
Sep 18 On this day in history samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)
Oct 25 In the year 1709 georg Gebel, composer
Oct 29 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on this day in history.
Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.
Nov 22 Frantisek Benda, composer on this day in history.