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Historical Events In 1709

Thursday, 21 November 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   In the year 1709 colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London  

Jan 22   In the year 1709 joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 01   Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez in the year 1709.  

Feb 02   British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe" in the year 1709.  

Feb 08   On this day in history giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

Feb 12   Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe") in the year 1709.  

Feb 16   In the year 1709 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 in the year 1709.  

Mar 09   In the year 1709 ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Mar 27   Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) in the year 1709.  

Apr 12   1st edition of Tattler magazine in England in the year 1709.  

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   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

Jun 25   In the year 1709 francesco Araja, composer  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes  

Jul 17   In the year 1709 pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 20   On this day in history james Harris, philosopher  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1709 first known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

Sep 03   On this day in history 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC  

Sep 04   Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 11   In the year 1709 english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet  

Sep 11   In the year 1709 hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history georg Gebel, composer  

Oct 29   England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" in the year 1709.  

Nov 19   Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.  

Nov 22   In the year 1709 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   On this day in history birth of joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 16   Charles Avison, composer was born in the year 1709.  

Feb 24   In the year 1709 birth of jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782)  

Mar 01   Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer was born in the year 1709.  

Mar 10   Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Francesco Araja, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624) died in the year 1709.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

Feb 09   Fran├žois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664) died in the year 1709.  

Feb 19   In the year 1709 death of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)  

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

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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