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Historical Events In 1709

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1709 sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans  

Jan 11   On this day in history colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London  

Jan 22   Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history british sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe"  

Feb 08   In the year 1709 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

Feb 12   On this day in history alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")  

Feb 16   On this day in history charles Avison, composer  

Mar 01   Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 08   William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Mar 27   On this day in history dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded)  

Apr 12   1st edition of Tattler magazine in England on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on this day in history.  

May 11   Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America in the year 1709.  

Jun 14   Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   In the year 1709 francesco Araja, composer  

Jun 27   On this day in history peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.  

Jul 08   Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   James Harris, philosopher in the year 1709.  

Aug 08   1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history first known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

Sep 03   In the year 1709 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC  

Sep 04   On this day in history jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies  

Sep 11   In the year 1709 battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France  

Sep 11   English, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1709 samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)  

Oct 25   Georg Gebel, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1709 england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"  

Nov 19   Pierre Leclair, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1709

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder was born in the year 1709.  

Jan 22   In the year 1709 birth of joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of charles Avison, composer  

Feb 24   Jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1709 birth of josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1709 birth of georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746)  

Jun 25   Francesco Araja, composer was born in the year 1709.  

Jul 11   In the year 1709 birth of johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785)  

Famous Deaths In 1709

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   In the year 1709 death of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624)  

Jan 24   George Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650) died in the year 1709.  

Feb 08   Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 in the year 1709.  

Feb 09   Fran├žois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664) died on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history death of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)  

Mar 08   On this day in history william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Jun 14   Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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