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Historical Events In 1704

Thursday, 24 January 2019

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

Feb 02   In the year 1704 guillaume F A de l'Hospital, French mathematician, dies at about 62  

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   In the year 1704 elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in New York NY  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 40, kidnap 100  

Feb 29   In the year 1704 french & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1704 menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63  

Apr 12   On this day in history john Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76  

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

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

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

May 01   Boston Newsletter publishes 1st newspaper ad in the year 1704.  

May 01   Boston Newsletter publishes first newspaper ad in the year 1704.  

May 03   Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59 in the year 1704.  

May 07   Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 20   In the year 1704 elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY  

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

Jul 12   On this day in history stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland  

Jul 15   In the year 1704 august Gottlieb Spangenberg, founder of Moravian Church in N America  

Jul 16   On this day in history john Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle  

Jul 17   On this day in history pierre-Charles Le Sueur, French fur trader and explorer  

Jul 24   English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar in the year 1704.  

Jul 24   On this day in history great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain  

Jul 31   On this day in history gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer)  

Aug 02   In the year 1704 duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim  

Aug 03   In the year 1704 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   On this day in history english defeat French at Battle of Blenheim  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Hubert Renotte, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1704 birth of benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766)  

May 07   Carl Heinrich Graun, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer (d. 1776) was born on this day in history.  

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   Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history guillaume F A de l'Hospital, French mathematician, dies at about 62  

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

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

Mar 17   Menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63 in the year 1704.  

Apr 08   Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (b. 1624) died in the year 1704.  

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

Apr 12   On this day in history john Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76  

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