Historical Events Happened In 1709
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Jan 01 Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder in the year 1709.
Jan 05 On this day in history sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
Jan 11 Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London in the year 1709.
Jan 22 On this day in history joseph Reipel, composer
Feb 01 In the year 1709 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" in the year 1709.
Feb 08 In the year 1709 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50
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 Charles Avison, composer in the year 1709.
Mar 01 On this day in history josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
Mar 08 William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 in the year 1709.
Mar 09 Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat on this day in history.
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 Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 25 Francesco Araja, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1709.
Jul 17 In the year 1709 pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60
Jul 20 In the year 1709 james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 In the year 1709 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 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies in the year 1709.
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 On this day in history hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle
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 In the year 1709 england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
Nov 19 On this day in history pierre Leclair, composer
Nov 22 Frantisek Benda, composer on this day in history.