Historical Events For 1709
Friday, 22 September 2017
Jan 01 Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder in the year 1709.
Jan 05 In the year 1709 sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
Jan 11 Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London on this day in history.
Jan 22 Joseph Reipel, composer in the year 1709.
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 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 Charles Avison, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1709 ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat
Mar 27 Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) in the year 1709.
Apr 12 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England in the year 1709.
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 In the year 1709 gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65
Jun 25 Francesco Araja, composer in the year 1709.
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 In the year 1709 pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60
Jul 20 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) in the year 1709.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 11 Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France in the year 1709.
Sep 11 English, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet in the year 1709.
Sep 11 Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle in the year 1709.
Sep 18 In the year 1709 samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)
Oct 25 Georg Gebel, composer on this day in history.
Oct 29 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on this day in history.
Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, composer on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer