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.