Historical Events Happened In 1709
Monday, 08 February 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 Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history joseph Reipel, composer
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 Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 in the year 1709.
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 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 In the year 1709 ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat
Mar 27 Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England
Apr 26 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1709 battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes
Jul 17 Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1709.
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 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 In the year 1709 battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France
Sep 11 On this day in history english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet
Sep 11 On this day in history hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle
Sep 18 Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Georg Gebel, composer in the year 1709.
Oct 29 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" in the year 1709.
Nov 19 On this day in history pierre Leclair, composer
Nov 22 In the year 1709 frantisek Benda, composer