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Historical Events In 1704

Friday, 06 December 2019

Jan 21   In the year 1704 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   On this day in history georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50  

Feb 24   On this day in history hubert Renotte, composer  

Feb 24   Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies in the year 1704.  

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

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

Feb 28   In the year 1704 indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 40, kidnap 100  

Feb 29   French & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms on this day in history.  

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   Boston Newsletter publishes first newspaper ad in the year 1704.  

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

May 07   In the year 1704 carl Heinrich Graun, composer  

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

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

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

Jul 16   In the year 1704 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   English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar in the year 1704.  

Jul 24   In the year 1704 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1704 birth of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772)  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of hubert Renotte, composer  

Feb 28   Louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760) was born in the year 1704.  

Apr 10   Benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1704 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   In the year 1704 georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50  

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

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

Apr 08   Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (b. 1624) died on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history death of william Egon of F├╝rstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629)  

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

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