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Historical Events In 1704

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Jan 21   Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 in the year 1704.  

Feb 02   Guillaume F A de l'Hospital, French mathematician, dies at about 62 in the year 1704.  

Feb 23   Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Hubert Renotte, composer in the year 1704.  

Feb 24   Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in New York NY on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1704 elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC  

Feb 28   Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 40, kidnap 100 in the year 1704.  

Feb 29   French & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100 in the year 1704.  

Feb 29   On this day in history french & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100  

Mar 17   On this day in history menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63  

Apr 12   John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell in the year 1704.  

Apr 24   In the year 1704 "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms  

Apr 24   In the year 1704 boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established  

May 01   Boston Newsletter publishes 1st newspaper ad on this day in history.  

May 01   Boston Newsletter publishes first newspaper ad on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59  

May 07   In the year 1704 carl Heinrich Graun, composer  

May 20   Elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York in the year 1704.  

May 20   Elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer  

Jul 12   Stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history august Gottlieb Spangenberg, founder of Moravian Church in N America  

Jul 16   John Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle in the year 1704.  

Jul 17   Pierre-Charles Le Sueur, French fur trader and explorer on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar  

Jul 24   Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain in the year 1704.  

Jul 31   Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer) in the year 1704.  

Aug 02   Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on this day in history.  

Aug 03   On this day in history english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar  

Aug 04   War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.  

Aug 13   English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim on this day in history.  

Aug 13   French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1704

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787) was born in the year 1704.  

Feb 12   Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772) was born in the year 1704.  

Feb 24   In the year 1704 birth of hubert Renotte, composer  

Feb 28   In the year 1704 birth of louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)  

Apr 10   On this day in history birth of benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766)  

May 07   Carl Heinrich Graun, composer was born in the year 1704.  

Jun 04   In the year 1704 birth of benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer (d. 1776)  

Jun 11   Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1704

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   On this day in history willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83  

Feb 02   Guillaume F A de l'Hospital, French mathematician, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies  

Mar 17   Menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history death of hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (b. 1624)  

Apr 10   In the year 1704 death of william Egon of F├╝rstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629)  

Apr 12   John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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