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Historical Events In 1709

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Jan 01   On this day in history johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

Jan 05   Sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans in the year 1709.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   Charles Avison, composer in the year 1709.  

Mar 01   In the year 1709 josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

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   Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 26   In the year 1709 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa  

May 11   In the year 1709 large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America  

Jun 14   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

Jun 25   In the year 1709 francesco Araja, composer  

Jun 27   In the year 1709 peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.  

Jul 08   In the year 1709 battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1709 james Harris, philosopher  

Aug 08   In the year 1709 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

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

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

Sep 04   In the year 1709 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   On this day in history english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet  

Sep 11   Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle in the year 1709.  

Sep 18   On this day in history samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)  

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

Oct 29   On this day in history england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"  

Nov 19   Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.  

Nov 22   Frantisek Benda, composer in the year 1709.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 24   Jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782) was born in the year 1709.  

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

Mar 10   On this day in history birth of georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746)  

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

Jul 11   Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785) was born in the year 1709.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1709 death of george Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650)  

Feb 08   In the year 1709 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   Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat died in the year 1709.  

Jun 14   In the year 1709 gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

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