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Historical Events In 1704

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   Elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in New York NY in the year 1704.  

Feb 28   Elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC in the year 1704.  

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

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

Feb 29   In the year 1704 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   On this day in history john Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76  

Apr 17   1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history boston Newsletter publishes 1st newspaper ad  

May 01   On this day in history boston Newsletter publishes first newspaper ad  

May 03   Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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   Elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY in the year 1704.  

Jun 11   In the year 1704 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1704 pierre-Charles Le Sueur, French fur trader and explorer  

Jul 24   English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim  

Aug 03   English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1704 war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar  

Aug 13   English defeat French at Battle of Blenheim in the year 1704.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 28   On this day in history birth of louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)  

Apr 10   Benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766) was born in the year 1704.  

May 07   In the year 1704 birth of carl Heinrich Graun, composer  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1704.  

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

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

Apr 08   In the year 1704 death of hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (b. 1624)  

Apr 10   William Egon of F├╝rstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629) died on this day in history.  

Apr 12   John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76 in the year 1704.  

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