Historical Events Happened In 1709
Friday, 04 September 2015
Jan 01 Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.
Jan 05 Sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans in the year 1709.
Jan 11 Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1709 joseph Reipel, composer
Feb 01 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on this day in history.
Feb 02 British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe" in the year 1709.
Feb 08 In the year 1709 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50
Feb 12 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe") on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1709 charles Avison, composer
Mar 01 On this day in history josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
Mar 08 In the year 1709 william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62
Mar 09 In the year 1709 ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat
Mar 27 In the year 1709 dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded)
Apr 12 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1709 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
May 11 In the year 1709 large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America
Jun 14 Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history francesco Araja, composer
Jun 27 In the year 1709 peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
Jul 08 Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1709 pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60
Jul 20 James Harris, philosopher in the year 1709.
Aug 08 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) on this day in history.
Aug 08 First known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) in the year 1709.
Sep 03 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC on this day in history.
Sep 04 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies on this day in history.
Sep 11 Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1709 english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet
Sep 11 Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle on this day in history.
Sep 18 Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) in the year 1709.
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 in the year 1709.