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Historical Events In 1709

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

Jan 05   On this day in history sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 01   In the year 1709 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez  

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

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

Feb 12   In the year 1709 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   On this day in history william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62  

Mar 09   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 20   James Harris, philosopher in the year 1709.  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1709 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   Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies in the year 1709.  

Sep 11   Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France on this day in history.  

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   Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1709 georg Gebel, composer  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history pierre Leclair, composer  

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   In the year 1709 birth of johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1709 birth of charles Avison, composer  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1709 birth of francesco Araja, composer  

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   On this day in history death of george Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650)  

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 in the year 1709.  

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   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat died on this day in history.  

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

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