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Historical Events In 1704

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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 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 in the year 1704.  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 24   Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established in the year 1704.  

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

May 01   In the year 1704 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   In the year 1704 elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1704 jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer  

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

Jul 15   August Gottlieb Spangenberg, founder of Moravian Church in N America on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 24   In the year 1704 english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar  

Jul 24   In the year 1704 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   English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar in the year 1704.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Hubert Renotte, composer was born in the year 1704.  

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

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   In the year 1704 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   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 in the year 1704.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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