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Historical Events Happened In 1709

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

Jan 05   On this day in history sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans  

Jan 11   On this day in history colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London  

Jan 22   Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez  

Feb 02   British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe" on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

Feb 12   On this day in history alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")  

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   On this day in history frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa  

May 11   Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

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   Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 20   James Harris, philosopher on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

Aug 08   First known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Georg Gebel, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"  

Nov 19   Pierre Leclair, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1709

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of charles Avison, composer  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782)  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

Mar 10   Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history birth of francesco Araja, composer  

Jul 11   Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1709

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664) died on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

Mar 08   William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Jun 14   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65