Historical Events Happened In 1709
Monday, 29 August 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 Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1709 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
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 On this day in history 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") in the year 1709.
Feb 16 On this day in history charles Avison, composer
Mar 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Francesco Araja, composer on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
Jul 08 In the year 1709 battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes
Jul 17 Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1709.
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 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 On this day in history jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies
Sep 11 Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France in the year 1709.
Sep 11 In the year 1709 english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet
Sep 11 Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle in the year 1709.
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 In the year 1709 england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.
Nov 22 Frantisek Benda, composer on this day in history.