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Historical Events In 1704

Saturday, 23 January 2021

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

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

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 in the year 1704.  

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

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history "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   Boston Newsletter publishes first newspaper ad in the year 1704.  

May 03   On this day in history heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59  

May 07   On this day in history carl Heinrich Graun, composer  

May 20   On this day in history elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York  

May 20   On this day in history elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY  

Jun 11   Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1704 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 in the year 1704.  

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

Aug 02   Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1704 english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar  

Aug 04   On this day in history war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar  

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

Aug 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1704 birth of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772)  

Feb 24   In the year 1704 birth of hubert Renotte, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1704 willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83  

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

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

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

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

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

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