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Historical Events In 1704

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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   On this day in history georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50  

Feb 24   In the year 1704 hubert Renotte, composer  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 40, kidnap 100 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established  

May 01   In the year 1704 boston Newsletter publishes 1st newspaper ad  

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

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

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

May 20   On this day in history 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   Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1704 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   In the year 1704 gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer)  

Aug 02   Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim in the year 1704.  

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 in the year 1704.  

Aug 13   On this day in history english defeat French at Battle of Blenheim  

Aug 13   In the year 1704 french & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany  

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Famous Birthdays In 1704

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787)  

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

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

Feb 28   In the year 1704 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   Carl Heinrich Graun, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer (d. 1776) was born in the year 1704.  

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   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   Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 in the year 1704.  

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

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

Apr 12   In the year 1704 john Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76  

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